Hi! My 15 year old son is an avid birder and we are struggling to identify a few birds seen on Long Island, NY in the summer. I am attaching pictures with numbers!
1. He thinks maybe a Semipalmated Sandpiper?
2. A possible Baird's Sandpiper with some Semipalmated?
3. He thinks maybe a...
He's definitely robin-sized but the coloring was fully gray, with a definite white underside. My son (9 years old) knows a lot of birds especially the ones we'd see here but he's stumped.
I couldn't get to my good camera fast enough so I was stuck with this iphone pic.
you were all so helpful last year when we had a bird we couldn't identify in our backyard, so i came back!
my children adore birds and my son is very knowledgeable about types of birds but he can't figure this one out.
can you help? we saw it in our backyard today (july) in...
thank you! the kids will be so excited when they get home. we've never seen that bird before. and he's much chubbier than the photo...we almost thought he was a baby he was so round.
is it strange to find one here in southeast new york? we're right by new york city.