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
Latest lifers: Northern Gannet, Tufted Puffin, Pacific Wren, Blue-winged Warbler, Sharp-tailed Grouse, Chestnut-collared Longspur, McCown's Longspur, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Brown-capped Rosy-Finch, White-tailed Ptarmigan, Pine Grosbeak
Trip reports: Colorado 6/2014, Costa Rica 3/2014, SE AZ rarities 2/2014, Texas 12/2013, Central CA 8/2013, Arizona 6/2013, Midwest 5/2013, Hawaii 2/2013, Florida 9-10/2012, Monterey 8/2012, Salton Sea 7/2012, SE AZ 6/2012, Chicago 5/2012, Arizona 3/12, Arizona 12/11, Chicago 9/2011, Monterey 8/11, Arizona 12/10
Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:27 PM
world list 338, ABA list 335.
code 4 lifers... blue-footed booby , plain-capped starthroat
code 3 lifers...white wagtail, red-necked stint, flesh-footed shearwater, least storm-petrel, red-billed tropicbird, brown booby, ruff
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): 1087 species (1000th species was Southern Boobook)
ABA area: 622 (plus 12 uncountable)
Latest ABA birds: Ruff, Black-vented Shearwater, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Sinaloa Wren, Rufous-capped Warbler, Greater Sage-Grouse, Harris Sparrow, Tufted Duck, Red-throated Pipit, Blue-footed Booby, Black Swift, Scripp's Murrulet, Cassin's Auklet, Pink-footed Shearwater, Island Scrub-Jay, Leach's Storm Petrel, South Polar Skua, Arctic Loon, Saltmarsh Sparrow
Riverside County, CA: 248
2014 ABA: 379
2014 World: 642
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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