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limnodromus griseus

  1. Short-billed Dowitcher

    Short-billed Dowitcher

    Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)
  2. Short-billed Dowitcher

    Short-billed Dowitcher

    The two dowitcher species (Long-billed and Short-billed) can be very difficult to distinguish. Now that they are in breeding (alternate) plumage we were able to confidently identify this one as a Short-billed, but also confirmed the identification by call. Note the salmon color to the underparts...
  3. Short-billed Dowitcher

    Short-billed Dowitcher

    In winter plumage the two dowitcher species (Long-billed and Short-billed) are very difficult to distinguish. We identified these dowitchers by call and heard only Short-billed. Short-billed is more locally distributed than Long-billed in winter, being confined to large bays with extensive...
  4. Limnodromus-griseus-130026.jpg


    is a medium-sized, stocky, long-billed shorebird in the family Scolopacidae
  5. short-billed dowitcher

    short-billed dowitcher

  6. short-billed dowitcher

    short-billed dowitcher

  7. Feeding Frenzy

    Feeding Frenzy

    One Dowitcher, most likely a short-billed, in very active feeding behavior. At close to 800 mm equivalent and handheld, there is a bit of wobble unfortunately, but I liked the feeding behavior and I hope you will forgive me.
  8. Short-billed Dowitcher (non breeding)

    Short-billed Dowitcher (non breeding)

    Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus subsp. hendersoni) Sexes similar. Non breeding plumage. Standing in Shoregrass (Monanthochloe littoralis: Poaceae) South Padre Island, Birding and Nature Center, Cameron County, Texas, USA. The center sits bayside along Southern Laguna Madre on a...
  9. Short-billed Dowitcher

    Short-billed Dowitcher