Not a lot of birder-accessible shore here in the East Kootenay.
This one, though small, is more important to the shorebirds than to the birders, muddy shore being such a rare commodity, especially this year with having had so much rain.
And, as you may have guessed, it is part of the sewage treatment facilities of the local city - one of a birder's favorite habitats, at least in this part of the world.
When the water level is just right during migration you can usually see:
-Lesser and Greater Yellowlegs
As well as:
-Stilt Sandpiper as a special treat
-Ultra-rare White-rumped Sandpiper
-the so-far ubiquitous Killdeer
-Semi-palmated Plover some years
And usually somewhere nearby:
a half dozen Red-necked and / or Wilson's Phalarope
I believe the birds appreciate the view, too!