This Solitary Sandpiper is the newest addition to the Critters of Cascade Ramblings. It is somewhat of a rare bird for the region and a first for me, so a new addition to my Life List. I spotted it along Rickreall Creek last week when we were in Dallas. At first sight with the naked eye I thought it was a Spotted Sandpiper, but when I looked closer with my binoculars I realized it was not, and began to think of Yellowlegs, maybe Greater Yellowlegs or Lesser Yellowlegs, but troubled about the size. Because I was able to take several photos, and later down-load them to the computer, then take a closer look and search several birding guides I finally figured out that I had a Solidary Sandpiper.