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Dunlin vs. Curlew Sandpiper - Devon UK

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Old Monday 15th April 2019, 10:53   #1
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Dunlin vs. Curlew Sandpiper - Devon UK

Any thoughts on this? Is it just wishful thinking that it could be a Curlew Sandpiper? Seaton Wetlands, Devon, UK 11th April 2019
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Old Monday 15th April 2019, 11:00   #2
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Its a Dunlin. The bill is long, but still in the range of Dunlin
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OK thanks - will only add Curlew Sandpiper to my ever-growing 'Wishful Thinking' list then.
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Ditto to Dunlin.

Worth adding that Curlew Sandpipers are decidedly scarce by comparison, and are also still in Africa at this time of year - the few that do come through Britain on spring passage are usually in mid to late May (and then back again in August-September).
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