Date: 5/7/19 12:38 pm From: DJ Lauten and KACastelein <deweysage...> Subject: [obol] Re: oriole photos and mystery shorebird
This does look like a Semi Sandpiper.
Cheers Dave Lauten
On 5/7/2019 10:51 AM, Nancy Stotz wrote: > I have posted the photos I got of the Hooded Oriole in Brookings on 1 > May to eBird. Complete checklist here (eBird recently reformatted the > checklist display: click on the photos to get to an enlarged view). > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55965128 > > The only other eBird list I have entered so far is one from yesterday > (6 May), because we had what I believe was a Semipalmated Sandpiper > mixed in with some Westerns on the Sandpiper Village beach north of > Waldport. I know they are more commonly detected during fall > migration, so I wanted to post it here to double check the > identification. It was another very different shorebird outing > yesterday afternoon: it was foggy with relatively light winds out of > the north (vs the much stronger winds we encountered on most of our > trip), plus it was just after high tide, so instead of lots of low > flyby flocks of little shorebirds hugging the beach and gaps between > breakers, we encountered a beach full of Whimbrel, with a few goodies > like Marbled Godwit, Black-bellied Plover, and Ruddy Turnstone added > to the mix. Link to full checklist with mystery bird photos here: > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55965577 > > Feedback on the potential SESA would be appreciated. > Nancy Stotz