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
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:43 PM
Anybody have any thoughts on the peep?
Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:33 PM
In my defense, spellcheck though that my typing was correct, and who am I to argue..
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 12:11 AM
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:44 AM
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