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Sandpiper in Flight -Michigan

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Old Saturday 23rd September 2017, 15:38   #1
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Sandpiper in Flight -Michigan

I had a brief encounter with this sandpiper earlier today while birding a local wildlife flooding. Unfortunately the bird was distant and I was unprepared, but I fired off a few shots. The photos have been cropped with only a slight increase in overall exposure. I have an idea of what this sandpiper might be, but my lack of experience with sandpipers means I'll surely benefit from some help. Any ID pointers on these flight shots would be much apprecieated. Thanks
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Old Saturday 23rd September 2017, 16:21   #2
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Pectoral Sandpiper?

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Old Saturday 23rd September 2017, 18:24   #3
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looks like a juv baird's to me.
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Baird's was my first thought but then decided the bill looked a bit hefty.

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Appears to have slight trailing legs in the last photo and quite strong mantle lines
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My first thought was Pectoral, looking at the first three pictures. The fourth picture looks rather like Baird's to me. Not sure, but still leaning a bit towards Pectoral.
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