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Waders - Dornoch, North-east Scotland (1 Viewer)


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I used to be indecisive, but now I'm not so sure....keep changing my mind when I think I have these sussed. Grateful for help with these - thinking sandpiper/sanderling, but a newbie at this, so please pardon my ignorance - I am only an egg.

Pix taken Sept 2008 (DSC_0605) & Sept 2010 (DSC_0146) - have cropped and reduced to post, so hope enough remains - not good to start with due to distance - apologies.



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Andrew Whitehouse

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The first picture shows four Dunlin. Most of the birds in the second picture are Knot but there are also a few Turnstones.


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Thanks Andrew & Dan - when I went to the books after you'd named them, it was glaringly obvious, however not so when I was just searching for what they might be...I'm ok with "standard" birds, but lost in the variance eg fledgling/juvenile/adult, male/female, summer/winter etc...delighted that I have these on my list - thanks!
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