Date is error.
Elizabeth and I visited the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center -- really neat site with lots of birds. Rain was forecasted and by the end of the morning, it was pouring pretty hard. :-/
23 Nov 2010.
Sandy Hook, Monmouth Co, NJ.
The Dunlin (Calidris alpina) is a small wader, sometimes separated with the other "stints" in Erolia. It is a circumpolar breeder in Arctic or subarctic regions. Birds that breed in northern Europe and Asia are long-distance migrants, wintering south to Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East. Birds that breed in Alaska and the Canadian Arctic migrate short distances to the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America, although those nesting in Northern Alaska overwinter in...