Spotted Sandpiper ....

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  1. Sherry8

    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    It took me a while to find out what this small bird was but it ended up being a Spotted Sandpiper ....this was my first sighting of him . I am not sure if he is passing through the area or if he will stay before migrating back in the fall, this is part of his breeding area ...


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  2. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Good foto! I have not seen one of these for a long, long time.
     
  3. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Well captured Sherry. I haven't seen one of these birds around here for years so it's good to know they are still around somewhere.
     
  4. Kildale

    Kildale Nature's Window

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    Hope you don't mind me sharing your thread. It is always great to see a new species. I just thought that you may like to see this species in winter, no spots.

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  5. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Another excellent shot Kildale and I'm sure Sherry will be pleased to share this thread with you.
     
  6. Sherry8

    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    No problem Kildale...
     
  7. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    Interesting seasonal change. I will pay more attention when at the seashore next.

    Thank you both,

    Jerry
     

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