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Sandpiper discovered by Tclenche (#2861)

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Sighting Info

Observed: July 19, 2014 @ 3:30 PM
Posted on: July 21, 2014 @ 12:35 PM (diff: 2 days)
Comments:
hoping for help with this one. This bird has been on our wharf off and on for the past several days. It is a sandpiper of some sort.

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By Lessa on 7/22/2014 9:45:52 AM

I'm not good at shorebirds, but I'm thinking it's a Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius).  

By Tclenche on 7/22/2014 10:57:52 AM

thanks Lessa! many of the sandpiper family have a similar look, and i suspect this is a young bird and not fully mature

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