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.
The birds were roosting during high tide, in Alaska, United States. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
Pictured: The Western Sandpipers on mudflats during low tide, Copper River Delta, Alaska.
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