Date: 10/25/18 9:22 am From: Lars Norgren <larspernorgren...> Subject: [obol] Re: Plover at Broughton Beach?
On Thursday, October 25, 2018, Robert O'Brien <baro...> wrote:
> Equally as interesting although not nearly so sexy as the plover is the > female scaup also photographed by Duke but not identified as to species. > bob obrien > > On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Duke Tufty <dukedt...> 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...> > >