[Tweeters] Dowitchers at Redmond Retention Ponds - ID help?

Rick Tyler rhtyler at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 12:38:46 PDT 2017


Have you seen this article online?

Based on this, I would say long-billed, but I don't pretend to be a
shorebird authority.


On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:44 AM, Barry Brugman <bbrug15 at gmail.com> wrote:

> This morning at about 10:00 I saw five dowitchers at the Redmond Retention

> Ponds. I think they were Long-billed Dowitchers, but I'd appreciate any

> opinions, ideas, or suggestions. I have posted some pictures at

> http://www.barry15.com/2017_Birding_Reports/December.html .


> For those who aren't familiar with them, the Redmond Retention Ponds are

> northwest of the intersection of NE 95th St and 196th Ave NE in Redmond.

> Access is from NE 95th St, just west of 196th.


> There was also a Greater Yellowlegs there when I arrived, but it flew off

> to the south before I left. When I left about 10:30, the dowitchers were

> on the west edge of the main pond, near the south end.


> Can anybody help me with the ID of these birds?


> Thanks.


> Barry Brugman

> Kirkland



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