[Tweeters] Id help florida shorebirds

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Fri Nov 30 00:45:39 PST 2007


Me again,

I used to see Ruddy Turnstones all the time in Sarasota. I don't recall if they were wintering there or passing thru.

Cheers!

Phil Hotlen
-------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "rmcclsky" <rmcclsky at mindspring.com>

> Hi Dawn,

>

> I would agree with your ID. Your bird looks virtually identical to the molting

> adult Ruddy Turnstone in O'Brien et al, The Shorbird Guide, p. 127, no. 12. BTW,

> in that guide the range map and comment show the bird as common along both

> coasts and gulf coast but rare inland.

>

> Nice picture btw. The Turnstone is just a bit underexposed, but with all that

> white, it is hard to pull off a perfect exposure.

>

> Best wishes,

> Ron McCluskey

>

> http://canondigitalslrs.com

> ----- Original Message -----

> From: Dawn Bailey

> To: 'Tweeters (E-mail)'

> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:50 PM

> Subject: [Tweeters] Id help florida shorebirds

>

>

> Hi Tweets,

>

> a friend went to Florida and took pictures of birds for me and of all the

> great bird pictures I now have, these two look like a sanderling and a black

> turnstone. but the book says black turnstones do not grace Florida.

> I am sure you all can help me id these birds

>

>

> http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v99/dawnsdogs/home%20stuff/?action=view&curren

> t=pleaseid.jpg

>

> Dawn Bailey

> Eatonville, WA

> http://vulturecafe.blogspot.com

> dawnsdog at rainierconnect.com

>

>

> "The worlds not changed.....there's just less in it"

> Terry Rossio and Ted Elliott

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