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:
> > Thanks,
> > Duke
> >
> > Duke Tufty
> > 503.320.3130
> > <dukedt...>
> >

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