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Solo in dead flattened reeds.

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Pectoral sandpiper? Or the barring indicates a willet transitioning into breeding plumage?

Posted by muir about 4 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 4 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 4 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 3 years ago (Flag)
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cyric's ID: Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by cyric over 3 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
Willet - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
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