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Semipalmated Sandpiper.


Posted by Karl Egressy on Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:01 pm

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As requested based on the image I posted yesterday with the wings up I'm posting a side view of the same bird. As you see the beak indicates that it is a Semipalmated Sandpiper. The legs are greenish darkish but not black. I would see the fall migrant juveniles looking like this, legs are not black yet, that is. (Show me your beak and I'll tell who you are.) :)  

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by david fletcher on Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:25 pm
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Fine shot Karl. The side view shows this off well. Good knowledge Karl!
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Aug 11, 2022 4:11 am
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Two fine shots of this lovely species, Karl.

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by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Aug 11, 2022 7:38 am
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Good-looking Sandpiper, IDing young shorebirds can really be tricky.
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