Date: 7/22/20 7:40 am
From: Bev via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Wading Bird ID?
Thank you for your response - checked Petersons guide- the bill on this bird is not as long & doesn't droop down -
But otherwise does look similar- collar on this bird is broader & brownish.
Bev


> On Jul 22, 2020, at 10:31 AM, Spector, David (Biology) <spectord...> wrote:
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> Maybe Stilt Sandpiper? "Sewing machine" feeding is characteristic of Stilt Sandpiper.
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> David
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> David Spector
> Belchertown, Massachusetts
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> From: CTBirds <ctbirds-bounces...> on behalf of Bev via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:16 AM
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Wading Bird ID?
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> I'm at Crosby pond in Orange at access of 280Racebrook rd , at business park. Near picnic table on edge of pond is a wading bird- I'm not sure of-
> Possibly willet , sandpiper or yellowlegs ( legs are muddy)-
> Dark straight beak, white eyebrow stripe , Buffy brownish head , White belly & chin with Buffy brown collar, dark brown wings- constantly head bobbing. Was feeding on edge of pond.
> Bev propen
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