Date: 7/20/17 12:42 pm
From: Rick Tyler <rhtyler...>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Dowitchers at Redmond Retention Ponds - ID help?
Barry,

Have you seen this article online?
https://www.surfbirds.com/ID%20Articles/dowitchers1005/dowitchers.html

Based on this, I would say long-billed, but I don't pretend to be a
shorebird authority.

Rick

On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:44 AM, Barry Brugman <bbrug15...> wrote:

> This morning at about 10:00 I saw five dowitchers at the Redmond Retention
> Ponds. I think they were Long-billed Dowitchers, but I'd appreciate any
> opinions, ideas, or suggestions. I have posted some pictures at
> http://www.barry15.com/2017_Birding_Reports/December.html .
>
> For those who aren't familiar with them, the Redmond Retention Ponds are
> northwest of the intersection of NE 95th St and 196th Ave NE in Redmond.
> Access is from NE 95th St, just west of 196th.
>
> There was also a Greater Yellowlegs there when I arrived, but it flew off
> to the south before I left. When I left about 10:30, the dowitchers were
> on the west edge of the main pond, near the south end.
>
> Can anybody help me with the ID of these birds?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Barry Brugman
> Kirkland
>
>
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