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Which New England Shorebird? (1 Viewer)

CurtMorgan

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I saw this bird today on the southern tip of Plum Island, Newbury, Massachusetts. Can you tell me what it is and how you arrived at your conclusion?
 

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Nutcracker

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Ditto to Dunlin - longer bill than other Calidris waders, while the bill being curved down excludes other genera of waders like Tringa species.
 

CurtMorgan

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Thank you both; I would have said Dunlin if it had been slouched as usual but this was far more erect than normal; it looked taller than usual
 

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Ya know I don't think I've ever seen one standing this tall and proud looking either ;)
 
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