Date: 10/24/18 8:49 pm
From: Isaac Denzer <bartailedgodwit...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Plover at Broughton Beach?
This appears to be an American GP. Note the long primary projection,
dainty structure, gray overall, and the prominent white supercillium
contrasting with the darker cap.

Good find!

Isaac Denzer


On 10/24/2018 7:27 PM, Duke Tufty wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> First post on OBOL.  I was out at Broughton Beach again after work and
> noticed a distinctive plover.  I narrowed the ID down to either
> Pacific Golden-Plover or American Golden-Plover.  I went with American
> based on sharp contrast between cap and supercilium, longer wings, and
> note in Sibleys that juveniles can appear quite yellowish.  I ruled
> out Black-bellied plover based on size and shape of bill and lacking
> of streaking on breast.
>
> I'm hoping that the collective wisdom of the list can confirm my
> analysis, or help me understand where I went astray.
>
> Luckily, I had my camera and took a number of photos.  See the eBird
> list here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49431824
>
> Thanks,
> Duke
>
>
> Duke Tufty
> 503.320.3130
> <dukedt...> <mailto:<dukedt...>


 
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