That Whimbrel photo seems to show a Eurasian Whimbrel. Looks like a white line going up the back in the one photo and barred whitish tail. Super cool.
Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer > On Apr 15, 2018, at 3:59 PM, Cesar Castillo <czar3...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > I walked out from the Fishermans parking lot at Fort Tilden to Breezy Point > jetty. On the long march back a Whimbrel flew towards me and then past me. > I got some bad photos of it as it flew away, but you can still see the curved > bill and whitish rump of this largish shorebird. Other good finds included a > small flock of White-winged Scoters in the choppy waters and hundreds of > Northern Gannets, Purple Sandpipers and up to 8 Piping Plovers. Some > breeding plumage Common Loons. I thought I saw a seal as I approached the > jetty but it dove down and never popped up again. > > Here is a link to the e-bird report. > > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44596163 > > > Afterwards I stopped by Big Egg Marsh and on the way out I found a Tricolored > Heron. It was in the marshy area found between the bridge to the Rockaways, > the parking lot and the baseball fields. Very easy to photograph from that > spot even with my 300mm. > See checklist below. > > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44599081 > > > > > > César > > Una tarde la princesa vio una estrella aparecer; la princesa era traviesa > y la quiso ir a coger. > La quería para hacerla decorar un prendedor, con un verso y una perla, una > pluma y una flor. > Las princesas primorosas se parecen mucho a ti; cortan lirios, cortan > rosas, cortan astros. Son así. > -A Margarita Debayle (To Margarita Debayle) by Ruben Dario > -- > NYSbirds-L List Info: > Welcome and Basics > Rules and Information > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > Archives: > The Mail Archive > Surfbirds > ABA > Please submit your observations to eBird! > -- -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L 3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01 Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --