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#1 jeffroscoe



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Posted 04 June 2012 - 03:53 AM

NW Washington, today. Thanks.

Went through the guide a couple times and still couldn't get some of these and not certain on others:

1. Don't know: http://www.flickr.co...coe/7332878060/

2. Long-billed Dowitchers on the left, the other two, don't know:http://www.flickr.co...coe/7332878902/

3. LB Dowticher????:http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffroscoe/7332879990/

4. Dowitchers in flight: http://www.flickr.co...coe/7332882490/

5. LB Dowitchers: http://www.flickr.co...coe/7332883062/

Thanks, again.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 04:03 AM

What was the length of #1 if its around 7 inches it may be a Phalarope I'm thinking maybe Red-necked I'd say Wilson's but they are not in NW WA

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 07:26 AM

1.Wilson's Phalarope
2.LB Dowitchers, Greater Yellolegs and another Wilson's Phalarope
3-5.LB Dowitchers

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