Skittish and fast, except for this one.
I was being careful to keep a safe distance when I walked by. He was feeding alone and of course a sudden move would be an instant disappearing act.
Instead he walked along side, tapping feet to scare up any sand worms in the surf.
I stopped for another shot, and surprise so did he.
I moved on, he came along too.
It makes life easier when the little guys do all the work for you.