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Hundreds of birds huddled together with their heads tucked under their wings as they slept on a river bed.  Photographers Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott snapped the Western Sandpipers in the Copper River Delta.<br />
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The birds were roosting during high tide, in Alaska, United States.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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Pictured: The Western Sandpipers on mudflats during low tide, Copper River Delta, Alaska.<br />
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Please byline: Yva Momatiuk & John Eastcott/Minden Pictures/Solent News<br />
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