Date: 1/21/19 6:52 pm
From: David Lawton via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] 2016 Curlew Sandpiper?
pecs with longish bills:

https://goo.gl/images/zwbsk9

https://goo.gl/images/9hYYqQ

https://goo.gl/images/kZUZCE


On Mon, Jan 21, 2019, 9:40 PM David Lawton <lawtonesq...> wrote:

> See juvenile Curlew Sandpipers:
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> https://goo.gl/images/nM9oLm
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> https://goo.gl/images/9BRkun
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> https://goo.gl/images/K1CWBW
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> On Mon, Jan 21, 2019, 9:35 PM David Lawton <lawtonesq...> wrote:
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>> That's what I thought, but Curlew Sandpiper is extremely variable, and I
>> haven't found any Pecs with a bill so clearly and thinly downcurved like
>> this. Juvenile Stilt seems like another possibility but it's not so tall.
>> Leg color would be diagnostic but not clear in the photos.
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>> On Mon, Jan 21, 2019, 9:26 PM Paul Desjardins via CTBirds <
>> <ctbirds...> wrote:
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>>> Paul Desjardins
>>> <paul.desjardins2...>
>>> Phone: (860) 623-3696
>>>
>>>
>>> David, without getting into a lot of specifics I believe it is a
>>> Pectoral Sandpiper. The demarcation on the breast is characteristic of
>>> Pectoral although the bill appears to be a tad long for one. Perhaps others
>>> can add further insight.
>>>
>>> Paul Desjardins
>>> Windsor Locks
>>>
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