[CT Birds] ID Help - Sanderling and what??

Michael Richardson michael_s_richardson at hotmail.com
Tue May 1 19:38:22 EDT 2012


That seems to be the consensus.  Thanks!

 

-Mike

 

From: Tina and Peter Green [mailto:petermgreen at hotmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 7:37 PM
To: michael richardson
Subject: RE: [CT Birds] ID Help - Sanderling and what??

 

The birds with the longer d-curved bills are Dunlin,the others are
Sanderling.

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> From: michael_s_richardson at hotmail.com
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 18:54:31 -0400
> Subject: [CT Birds] ID Help - Sanderling and what??
> 
> Looking for help with identification with the two different kinds of shore
> birds shown in this photo:
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> http://flic.kr/p/bDsNYf
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> I'm guessing the lighter-colored ones with the shorter beaks are just
> Sanderlings (Calidris alba) No idea what the other ones are. Any help is
> appreciated.
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> Photo was taken at Long Beach in Stratford, CT on 3/24/2012 
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> 
> 
> Michael Richardson
> 
> Norwalk, CT
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