This widespread wader is as white as that fluffy stuff that sometimes covers the ground in winter. (That was a hint!) Its black bill has a touch of yellow at the base, which matches the brilliant yellow feet that look like golden slippers attached to the end of its long black legs.
Identifying birds is at the very heart of bird watching. Each bird encountered is like a little puzzle or mystery to solve, because, while birds of a single species all share a certain set of physical traits, no two individual birds, like no two individual humans, are exactly alike.