Too bad it wasn't the wandering tattler, because it is such a cool name - there are recent sightings of the tattler in the same location that I saw this bird - however tattler is stockier, mostly gray on top, and with yellow legs.
Willet in breeding plumage, Bodega Bay
Willet, Bodega Bay
Another view, Bodega Bay
Tern, possibly Caspian, flying overhead with a fish, Bodega Bay near Doran Beach
Least sandpiper, Doran Beach, Bodega
Least sandpipers, Doran Beach
Mystery bird - some kind of juvenile seagull??? Bodega Bay
Short-billed dowitcher? These shorebirds are tough to I.D. Doran Beach, Bodega
Short-billed dowitcher? Plucking something tasty out of the surf.
The dowitchers were among a larger flock of marbled godwits, Doran Beach
Marbled godwits in flight, Doran Beach
On the way home, this young white tailed kite on a utility cable hunting for dinner.
Juvenile white-tailed kites have brown mottled streaks on their breast feathers.