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      Found a baby bird or a sick or injured bird?   07/11/17

      Here is a short article with advice for what to do if you find a baby bird or one that appears to be sick or injured. Bird rescue article Please feel free to post here if you have questions or need more help.
Alta

Purple Sandpiper?

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Huguenot Memorial Park, Jax, FL  this morning

When I got out to the jetties, a woman said a Purple Sandpiper had been seen there earlier today in with the Ruddy Turnstones.  She had a scope.  This bird seems smaller than the Ruddy TS's.  Thought a Purple should be about the same size.  Could this be it, or is it something else?  I have seen one before that was most cooperative so have much better pictures of it.  ...But if others report seeing it today there, I want to report it, if this could really be it.

28025627839_658a7e181a_z.jpg180120 hmp 189c by Alta Tanner, on Flickr

28025636679_011fd9b69b_z.jpg180120 hmp 187c by Alta Tanner, on Flickr

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Thanks.  The reviewer finally loaded his pictures of it.  I think it is the same bird, so I reported it.  (His pictures are better; they show eye and bill also.)

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