After showing pics of Least and Semipalmated Sandpiper the last few posts I graduated up to Baird's Sandpiper this morning on the pier. I've seen a couple this year but this was the first one that stood more than a few seconds for a pic.
The bird stood out to the naked eye as being buffy and having the scalloped upperparts typical of this species, (the latter especially true in juvies). A closer look shows the wings extending well past the tail.
I tried a montage of the bird running.
Finally an awful photo of the real buff-breasted sandpiper, 3 Buff-breasteds that flew past a few days ago.