[Tweeters] Re: More on Mann Lake Golden Plover

Keith Carlson kec201814 at cableone.net
Tue Sep 20 20:21:16 PDT 2016

As always, thanks.
I had assumed American mostly based upon probability and the similarity to the several we have had this season. Keith
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From: Dennis Paulson <dennispaulson at comcast.net>
To: Keith Carlson <kec201814 at cableone.net>
Cc: inland nw birders <inland-nw-birders at uidaho.edu>, TWEETERS tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>, Michael Scott <mikescott7 at roadrunner.com>, mike denny <m.denny at charter.net>
Sent: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:54:59 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: More on Mann Lake Golden Plover

Keith, that looks like an American Golden-Plover to me, with its long primary projections and not really any yellow on the head and neck. The lack of visible toes projecting beyond the tail in flight is consistent with American, but that flight position (spectacular photo!) might not show the difference.
Dennis PaulsonSeattle

On Sep 20, 2016, at 12:38 PM, Keith Carlson <kec201814 at cableone.net> wrote:The possibility of this morning's bird being a juvenile PACIFIC Golden Plover has been raised.Here are two more photos of the same bird.https://www.flickr.com/photos/birddog/29526015760/in/dateposted-public/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/birddog/29191122584/in/dateposted-public/ I have no experience with juvenile Pacific Golden Plover, having seen only adult breeding plumage birds. If you missed the earlier photos:https://www.flickr.com/photos/birddog/29189751123/in/dateposted-public/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/birddog/29702654972/in/dateposted-public/ Keith E CarlsonLewiston
-----Dennis Paulson1724 NE 98 St.Seattle, WA 98115206-528-1382dennispaulson at comcast.net

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