A Day’s pleasure for little people

Anonyme, A Day’s pleasure for little people, Londres,  G. Routledge, 1885, p. 60.

Sand banks by the sides of rivers are the favourite haunts of these birds, where they may almost always be seen, running about and jerking their tails by the water’s edge, sometimes snatching at a careless may-fly, sometimes wading into the water after a caddis-worm or a stray grub, or pecking at some unlucky little minnow, which has come too near the surface- and the nit flies off to another spot to repeat the same tricks .