Date: 4/16/18 9:09 am
From: Robert Paxton <rop1...>
Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] Whimbrel at Breezy Point, Queens NY
The Eurasian Whimbrel doesn't have a white line up the back but a white
wedge, broad at the base and narrowing up to a point in the middle back.
Bob Paxton

On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 11:42 PM, Isaac Grant <hosesbroadbill...>
wrote:

> That Whimbrel photo seems to show a Eurasian Whimbrel. Looks like a white
> line going up the back in the one photo and barred whitish tail. Super
> cool.
>
> Isaac Grant
> Senior Loan Officer
>
> On Apr 15, 2018, at 3:59 PM, Cesar Castillo <czar3233...> wrote:
>
> I walked out from the Fishermans parking lot at Fort Tilden to Breezy
> Point jetty. On the long march back a Whimbrel flew towards me and then
> past me. I got some bad photos of it as it flew away, but you can still
> see the curved bill and whitish rump of this largish shorebird. Other good
> finds included a small flock of White-winged Scoters in the choppy waters
> and hundreds of Northern Gannets, Purple Sandpipers and up to 8 Piping
> Plovers. Some breeding plumage Common Loons. I thought I saw a seal as I
> approached the jetty but it dove down and never popped up again.
>
> Here is a link to the e-bird report.
>
> https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44596163
>
>
> Afterwards I stopped by Big Egg Marsh and on the way out I found a
> Tricolored Heron. It was in the marshy area found between the bridge to
> the Rockaways, the parking lot and the baseball fields. Very easy to
> photograph from that spot even with my 300mm.
> See checklist below.
>
> https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44599081
>
>
>
>
>
> César
>
> Una tarde la princesa vio una estrella aparecer; la princesa era
> traviesa y la quiso ir a coger.
> La quería para hacerla decorar un prendedor, con un verso y una perla, una
> pluma y una flor.
> Las princesas primorosas se parecen mucho a ti; cortan lirios, cortan
> rosas, cortan astros. Son así.
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