Peep and a Dowitcher
Posted 21 February 2013 - 04:39 AM
We were wondering what the peep in the center of this shot was with the Greater Yellowlegs and the Dunlins? I thought maybe Western because the back leg looks black.
IMG_2325 by JJB1998, on Flickr
Any thoughts on this Dowitcher? The bill length is right in the overlap between the two species. Either short Long-billed or a long Short-billed. There are several more pictures if needed.
IMG_1990 by JJB1998, on Flickr
Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:40 PM
eripma used to post on WhatBird, and this is a link he had provided to his webpage to help with Dowitcher ID: http://blog.nuttybir...ml#.USYw71ee7jK
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:27 PM
ABA list 387
code 4 lifers... blue-footed booby, plain-capped starthroat, falcated duck
code 3 lifers...white wagtail, red-necked stint, flesh-footed shearwater, least storm-petrel, red-billed tropicbird, brown booby, ruff, yellow-green vireo, tundra bean-goose
not even coded--common scoter
Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:43 PM
Anybody have any thoughts on the peep?
Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:33 PM
There are 976 species on the ABA list. Looks like I've got a lot of birding to do....
Life List (World): 1101 species
ABA area: 637
Latest ABA lifers: Rhinoceros Auklet, Pacific Golden Plover, Olive-backed Pipit, Rufous-backed Robin Least Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Craveri's Murrelet, White-eared Hummingbird, Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit
Riverside County, CA: 275
2015 ABA: 190
Posted 22 February 2013 - 12:11 AM
Nevada Field Season Report: http://www.whatbird....-season-report/
Costa Rica Trip Report: http://www.whatbird....rt/#entry396425
Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:44 AM
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