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#1 jeffroscoe

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 06:27 AM

NW Washington, today. Thanks.

Any chance these are Dunlin?


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60 D Thanksgiving Day 270-2 by jeffroscoe, on Flickr

This Mew Gull isn't actually a "shore bird", but it was at the shore so fit this post.


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60 D Thanksgiving Day 292 by jeffroscoe, on Flickr

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#2 GreatHorn

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 06:30 AM

1. Haha, bill should be a little longer on a Dunlin. These little peeps are Least Sandpipers due to the yellow legs
2. Agree with Mew, with the tiny bill and all. Cool bird & picture, gulls are underrated!

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#3 Parula

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 01:38 PM

agree with GH

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#4 RyanI

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:12 PM

Agreed on both with GH and Parula

#5 jdeitsch

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:48 PM

agree with GH, Parula, and Ryanl ;)

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#6 blackburnian

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:08 PM

agree with all of the above

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