Amazing photos, especially the one that looks like a storm-petrel dabbling the water. A good quiz bird !
> On Aug 23, 2020, at 1:05 PM, Rachel Holzman <rachholzman...> wrote:
> Hi Rick and obol,
> Steve and I were the other birders out there, nice to chat and meet you! I managed a couple shots of the Buff-breasted Sandpiper using my camera to follow where it was headed when it flew, dropped for a second, then took off to go South. Maybe it'll end up down at Sandpiper Village or maybe it'll come back. Diagnostic at best photos in ebird link:
> https://ebird.org/checklist/S72742623 <https://ebird.org/checklist/S72742623> >
> Otherwise, the peeps, yellowlegs, surf mallards, and the 1 short-billed dowitcher were actively feeding and not wary of the many people out there today.
> Rachel and Steve Holzman
> South Beach, OR
> On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 12:33 PM Rick Leinen <rick.lumen...> <mailto:<rick.lumen...>> wrote:
> Seen at Ona Beach at 10:46 - 10:54. Last seen flying south along the beach. Two other birders also saw it shortly before it flew off. Also a short-billed sandpiper. Pictures later
> Rick Leinen