Willet (Tringa semipalmata)

Common along the immediate coast in North Carolina. Two distinct subspecies are found in North America. The Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata) breeds in marshes in the Dakotas & southern Canadian prairie provinces to the interior of California and winters along both coasts. Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata) breeds along the Atlantic & Gulf coasts and winters in South America.
Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
Barefoot Beach Preserve, Collier Co., FL
12 Feb 2015

Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2007
Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2007
Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2007

Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
New Hanover Co., NC
13 Oct 2007

Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata) Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata)
Collier Co., FL
8 Oct 2006

Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata) Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata)
Collier Co., FL
8 Oct 2006

Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata) Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata)
Collier Co., FL
2 Jan 2006

Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata) Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata)
Collier Co., FL
2 Jan 2006


Western Willet (Tringa semipalmata inornata) Western Willets (Tringa semipalmata inornata) on the beach with Ring-billed and Laughing Gulls.
Collier Co., FL
30 Dec 2005


Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Carteret Co., NC
19 July 2008

Willets in breeding plumage are heavily marked with spots.

Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Carteret Co., NC
19 July 2008
Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Carteret Co., NC
19 July 2008

Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Carteret Co., NC
18 July 2008

Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Carteret Co., NC
18 July 2008

Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Carteret Co., NC
18 July 2008


Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Dare Co., NC
12 Aug 2013
Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Eastern Willet (Tringa semipalmata semipalmata)
Dare Co., NC
12 Aug 2013

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