[CT Birds] stilt sandpiper question
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Sat Aug 6 11:07:47 EDT 2011
The 2 Stilt Sandpipers were still present this morning at 7:15 am. They are adults that are still mostly in breeding plumage, with heavily barred underparts and still exhibit faint rust on the cheeks - visible with scope but probably not with just binocs.
I met Barney B. there this morning, who had found a freshly dead imm. male Am. Redstart, an apparent window strike at the nearby glass office building.
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On Aug 6, 2011, at 8:46 AM, "Marty Swanhall" <mswanhall at earthlink.net> wrote:
For those who have seen the bird – is the rufous cheek visible? Is it in breeding or nonbreeding plumage.
Marty in Woodbury
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