[CT Birds] possible Long-billed Dowitcher at Stratford Marina

Batsford, William william.batsford at yale.edu
Thu Aug 16 14:07:49 EDT 2012


Thanks to Nick (and Charlie Bernard) for the correction to juvenile Short-billed with nice details.

Bill
-----Original Message-----
From: Nick Bonomo [mailto:nbonomo at gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2012 1:20 PM
To: Batsford, William
Cc: CTBirds
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] possible Long-billed Dowitcher at Stratford Marina

Hi Bill,

The dowitcher in your photos is a juvenile Short-billed. Note the internal marbling to the tertials. LBDO tertials are plain-centered on a juvenile bird.

Nick



On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Batsford, William <william.batsford at yale.edu> wrote:
> 8/16 9AM - Stratford Marina
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> 9 Yellow-crowned Night-heron; 37 Greater Yellowlegs; 15 Short-billed 
> Dowitcher and 1 possible Long-billed Dowitcher.  Pictures with eBird 
> report below.  Appreciate correction or confirmation of ID
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> Bill Batsford
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