The Sanderling Resort and Spa.... Why choose there?
Sanderlings are small, plump sandpipers in the genus Calidris are often called “peeps”
Interesting Facts About the Sandpipers [yahoo.all about birds]
- Stout and Stocky – These are relatively stout looking birds. This is no mistake, and they aren’t simply fat! They have a surprising amount of pectoral muscle in their chests. This muscle is what they use to flap their wings.
- High Flying – Having super-strong wing muscles means powerful flight. Some species can fly up to 60 miles per hour!
- Watch Your Back – When you feed by sticking your beak into the dirt or mud, it can be useful to see what might be sneaking up behind you. This is why Snipes have eyes set very far back on their heads. Just like woodcocks, this eye placement makes it easier for them to keep an eye on potential predators behind or above them.
While human interaction varies from species to species, these birds fly very quickly and erratically, which makes them difficult to shoot.
Humans have not domesticated Sandpipers in any way.
Does the Sandpiper Make a Good Pet
these birds do not make good pets. They are wild birds, and do not like
interacting with humans. These birds are shy and secretive, and do
not like human contact. It is also illegal in most places to own one as
Individual behavior varies from bird to bird and some species do not interact well with others of their kind.
... puffed up chests, "high flying", "watch your back", "do not interact well with others of their kind "? Shore, I sea... our "peeps"!