Date: 10/27/17 4:13 pm From: Steve Cagan <steve...> Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] Identification Help
It’s a rail, I think it’s a Virginia Rail.
I live in Cleveland, OH, but on my fall trip to Colombia, where as always I’ve seen a lot of migrating Spotted Sandpipers…always fun…
> On Oct 27, 2017, at 5:35 PM, Jim Grieshaber <jgrieshaber44...> wrote:
> Jersey Birders:
> While walking in our neighborhood, my wife and I encountered this bird
> huddled against a retaining wall. It seems to be distressed in some way.
> Is this a Snipe? Please provide identification assistance.
> Please excuse the poor quality photos; the lighting situation was very dim.
> I used my iPhone, as I do not have a flash unit (yet) for my Canon 6D.
> I thought of attempting to contain it and contact the Raptor Trust
> tomorrow; however, I do not want to stress it more. On the other hand, I am
> concerned about predators and traffic (it is close to the road).
> See photos 2103, 2115, 2116 on my Flickr page.
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/jim_grieshaber/ >
> Thank you,
> Jim Grieshaber
> Green Brook
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