Date: 8/26/17 4:08 pm
From: John Fussell <jofuss...>
Subject: Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Yesterday, while conducting a shorebird census at the Rachel Carson Reserve,
south of Beaufort (NC), I found a juvenile Buff-breasted Sandpiper. As
would be expected, it was feeding on dry flats (sparse cover of Spartina

Some other shorebirds on the census were 54 Wilson's Plover, 4 Piping
Plovers, 45 Whimbrels, and 62 Marbled Godwits.

John Fussell
Morehead City, NC

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