Date: 7/16/17 11:49 am
From: Isaac Denzer <bartailedgodwit...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Fwd: [birding] A mystery peep
Field marks don't seem consistent with Temmick's Stint, I think the best
match is Least Sand.

Isaac Denzer


On 7/16/2017 10:51 AM, Jacob Mathison wrote:
> Photos are here:
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mid-valley-nature/CWzayztPumg
> <https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21topic/mid-valley-nature/CWzayztPumg>.
> A very interesting peep.
> Jacob Mathison
> Corvallis, Oregon
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> From: *howard bruner* <hbrunerh...> <mailto:<hbrunerh...>>
> Date: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 6:12 PM
> Subject: [birding] A mystery peep
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> I just came in (4:55 Sat) from a visit to Philomath treatment ponds
> and have a puzzle of a shorebird. The best I can match it to is a
> Temmick's stint. Slightly larger than the least sandpiper whitish
> face, very uniform- colored back and wing feathers, a longish body and
> hefty slightly curved bill. And of course non-black legs.
>
>
> It was in the middle pond by itself on the algal mat that fills the SE
> corner. Very near the structures on the dike. At one point a least
> joined it and it was a very instructive comparison.
>
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> Photos on mid-valley nature.
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