Sanderling feeding on worms in slow-motion - New Jersey


Ever wondered, if those frantically running, between the waves, Sanderlings are catching anything? Here is a slow motion clip showing that actually they are very successful in catching their next meal:

Amazing thing to me is that this shorebird was able to see that worm underwater, from far away, with worm most likely being deep in the sand. Pretty cool, isn't it?

Video recorded with a Panasonic G9 camera paired with Canon 600mm f/4 IS II lens, My Gear, on the beach in Stone Harbor, NJ


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