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  1. American Oystercatcher scavenging for food

    American Oystercatcher scavenging for food

    Male. Found in beach/shore habitat. Was seen eating mussels as well as clams and other shellfish/mollusks. In a pair seen with what has seemed to have been a female.
  2. S

    Short-billed Dowitcher ?? February 29, 2004 Hawaii

    The bird in the foreground is slightly smaller than its companion. The bill is slightly shorter. The posture when feeding is not as football-ish. The loral angle is greater. The tail of this bird (on the left in the flight shot) is paler. Any thoughts will be appreciated. Thanks.
  3. S

    Shorebird ID

    A freeze frame from video. This bird is hanging out with a Dunlin. Least, Western, or something else. Thanks. Central Illinois in May
  4. S

    Sandpiper ID

    Least, Western, or something else? A freeze frame from video shot in central California in May. Sorry for the poor quality. Thanks.
  5. A new lifer for me — Common Sandpiper

    A new lifer for me — Common Sandpiper

    Located right next to my apartment, there is what used to be an artificial lake. It has now been mostly drained and turned into a rainwater retention basin with a small stream flowing through the middle of it. It was at this former lake that I saw my very first Common Sandpiper today. I hadn't...
  6. little blue eclipse

    little blue eclipse

    I've watch this guy for 9 months now. It is not at all intimidated by me until I get out of my kayak! It's got to be uncomfortable to change colors. It just preened and preened. I got so many in focus shots - It's hard to pick two.
  7. American oystercatcher full face picture

    American oystercatcher full face picture

  8. American Oystercatcher standing on... oysters!

    American Oystercatcher standing on... oysters!

    This is a life species for me today - yay! There were two of them, but the other would never come out of the shadows.
  9. Ruddy Turnstone

    Ruddy Turnstone

    Friendly Ruddyturnstone who got within 5 feet of me
  10. American Oystercatcher Feeding

    American Oystercatcher Feeding

    A tagged American Oystercatcher picking at a shell of some sort. Note the red tags with "25" on it. This indicates its from Florida and at the oldest 12-13 year old.
  11. Sooty Oystercatcher

    Sooty Oystercatcher

    A nice Sooty Oystercatcher standing on rocks at Woolgoolga Headland in New South Wales, Australia.
  12. Terek Sandpiper, Borneo

    Terek Sandpiper, Borneo

    Winter migratory shorebird, Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) 翹嘴鷸. Love this fellow.
  13. manwa47

    Florida Sandpipers ID

    Dear birders, a few days ago I saw different waders in southern Florida (Everglades NP) and since I'm German I have troubles identifying them. Help is much appreciated! :) Regards Manuel
  14. Lesser Yellowlegs...     ...Leopard Frog

    Lesser Yellowlegs... ...Leopard Frog

    Petit Chevalier This frog escaped several times and hopped away from the bird who recaught it every time. Would have made a very entertaining video.
  15. Ruddy Turnstone, Borneo

    Ruddy Turnstone, Borneo

    Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) 翻石鷸
  16. 3-in-1 Bar-tailed Godwit, Terek Sandpiper, Whimbrel

    3-in-1 Bar-tailed Godwit, Terek Sandpiper, Whimbrel

    *Thank you all for previous post like & comment* Left bird: Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) 斑尾塍鷸 Middle bird: Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) 反嘴鷸 Right bird: Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) 中杓鷸
  17. Pacific Golden Plover, Borneo

    Pacific Golden Plover, Borneo

    Male Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) 太平洋金斑鴴 in full breeding plumage. Few of them looks like staying back in Borneo and may become resident here.
  18. Black-winged Stilt, Borneo

    Black-winged Stilt, Borneo

    Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) 黑翅長腳鷸 at the edge of wetland pond
  19. Kentish & Greater Sand Plover, Borneo

    Kentish & Greater Sand Plover, Borneo

    Front - Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) 肯特鴴 Behind - Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) 鐵嘴沙鴴
  20. Greater Sand & Kentish Plover, Borneo

    Greater Sand & Kentish Plover, Borneo

    Standing - Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) 鐵嘴沙鴴 Sitting - Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) 肯特鴴
  21. Black-tailed Godwits with Chicks

    Black-tailed Godwits with Chicks

    A Black-tailed Godwit family with their three chicks in the nature reserve ‘Ochsenmoor’ in Lower Saxony in Germany. This nature reserve is a joy to observe birds. You can hear a lot of other birds.
  22. Pin-tailed Snipe

    Pin-tailed Snipe

    It is difficult to differentiate between Pin-tailed Snipe (Gallinago stenura) 針尾沙錐 and Swinhoe's Snipe. But my findings suggested it is Pin-tailed.
  23. Pacific Golden Plover

    Pacific Golden Plover

    Get low, get close and go out in early morning. Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) 太平洋金斑鴴.
  24. Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) 太平洋金斑鴴

    Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) 太平洋金斑鴴

    This little fellow were walking on a grass out of a shade.
  25. Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) 太平洋金斑鴴

    Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) 太平洋金斑鴴

    Sometimes you just cannot be in the right direction of the lights.
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