Date: 9/20/21 7:09 pm From: Don Roberson <creagrus...> Subject: Re: [MBBIRDS] Lesser Sand-Plover ID help
It looks like no one noticed the final posting in Joe Morlan’s account, to wit
> Added 17 March 2001
> The sandplover was trapped and measured on 15 March. The results confirm Greater Sandplover.
I don’t understand the opposition to trapping, measuring & weighing, and releasing the bird. This happens every day at multiple bird observatories across the world, who hold the proper permit, as did those who trapped and measured the Greater Sandpiper.