Re: IBET Montrose Harbor in A.M.: Long-bill Dowitcher
Why isn't this dowitcher an adult Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus hendersoni)? The very dark lesser coverts (leading ege of underside of wing) especially suggest Short-billed Dowitcher. Did you hear it call?
Chicago, Cook Co.
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>From: David Mroczkowski <damroczkowski@...>
>Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2013 7:44 PM
>Subject: IBET Montrose Harbor in A.M.: Long-bill Dowitcher
>Killdeers - several chicks maybe 4
>Spotted Sandpipers 3 adults and 5 chicks