P1050756 P1050751 P1050755
Photo © Matt Muir, some rights reserved
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, VA (Google, OSM)
37.8922698339, -75.3499676473
Accuracy: 20m
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Description

Solo in dead flattened reeds.

May. 07, 2012 21:36:27 -0400
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Pectoral sandpiper? Or the barring indicates a willet transitioning into breeding plumage?

Posted by muir about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Willet - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
cyric's ID: Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus [inactive]) (inactive taxon)

I think the bill is too long and heavy to be a Pectoral. Also the breast bib on a Pectoral is usually quite distinct and they typically have yellowy legs

Posted by cyric about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Willet - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus [inactive]) (inactive taxon)
Posted by muir about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Willet - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by muir over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Willet - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
cyric's ID: Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by cyric over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Willet - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Added as part of a taxon swap
Willet - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
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