These little guys look so much like the birds I've seen on central California beaches. Do they have a name? Their cheep cheep cheep noise was what first got my attention as I was crossing the bridge. I haven't seen them again, despite many walks.
CLOSED: Shore Birds (?) at Sand Creek (Aurora Colorado)
OldNed Merritt Island, FL(Zone 10a) May 19, 2013
Those are American Avocets. Found all over the western states.