Date: 4/29/19 8:37 am
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Pectoral Sandpipers NO
We all have recipes for dessert a la corvus. It isn’t fun to discover one’s own errors but we learn a lot from it, at least I have.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

Malheur NWR
36391 Sodhouse Ln
Princeton OR 97721

> On Apr 29, 2019, at 8:27 AM, Jack Maynard <jmaynard...> wrote:
> In case anyone was going to chase the Pectorals listed by myself and others at Smith&Bybee, I’m here with a scope and Shorebird book right now and they are definitely least sandpipers.
> Mea Culpa.
> I had been too quick to assume earlier IDs were good.
> To the defense of others who saw Pectorals, there is one slightly larger sandpiper but it also lacks the definite birder between white belly and streaked chest, and I believe it is also a least.
> Thanks to those who questioned my ID in personal email. Happy to be corrected and eat a little crow. 😬😁😬
> Jack Maynard
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