Date: 7/8/19 7:41 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Mystery Peep
Looks like an adult Leasty-beastie. The color pattern and the wimpy droopy bill are a good match.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

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www.alanlcontreras.com



> On Jul 8, 2019, at 7:25 PM, Nagi Aboulenein <nagi.aboulenein...> wrote:
>
> Hi All -
>
> The other day, while at Ft. Steven’s Trestle Bay, we saw a solitary mystery peep make a very fast and distant fly-by. I managed to fire off a few shots, but with poor lighting and extreme distance, their quality unfortunately leaves a lot to be desired.
>
> The bird seemed to be the size of or slightly larger than a Western Sandpiper, but lacked WESA’s rufous color tones. The bill also didn’t seem to quite fit WESA. Also, the underwing colors seemed too dark for WESA.
>
> We’ve considered (and ruled out) Semi-palmated Sandpiper and Sanderling. Any suggestions or thoughts would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Nagi & Taghrid
> <Mystery Peep (1 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (2 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (3 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (4 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (5 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (6 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (7 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (8 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (9 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (10 of 11).jpg>
> <Mystery Peep (11 of 11).jpg>
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