A couple of photos from the other day of one of my favourites: the Tūturiwhatu | New Zealand dotterel. On close inspection, I see this one has a yellow band high on its right leg. 🐦

Dotterel on the beach — side on.
Dotterel on the beach — other side to camera, head low, beak near a small morsel on the sand.

These little Tūturiwhatu are only about 25 cm vs 37 for a gull or 15 for a sparrow.