Alas, the word is that the Stilt along with the American Golden Plovers are not 
to be seen at the moment. I am not sure why or the cause for the Stilt to be a 
no show at the moment.

Like you, I did not have a chance to see the bird yesterday and would be keen 
on any positive reports.

Cheers,

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> On Apr 22, 2019, at 9:16 AM, John Mora <johnmm...@optonline.net> wrote:
> 
> Any update on the stilt?  Yesterday was an impossible day for me to take even 
> a short road trip to nearby this beach....thank you for any update.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On Apr 21, 2019, at 5:18 PM, Steve Walter <swalte...@verizon.net> wrote:
>> 
>> I posted a picture of the Nickerson Beach (Nassau co.) Black-necked Stilt on 
>> my website at http://stevewalternature.com/ .  It’s one of 483 pictures I 
>> took – all from my car. The main reason for taking so many was the less than 
>> good lighting most of the morning. As I discussed with some people, adults 
>> stilts are not just black and white. In good light – which came through 
>> eventually –,  they look glossy – as this picture kind of shows. The stilt 
>> was faithful to the one pool, repeatedly going from one end to the other. I 
>> advised a few people that had stepped out of their cars that they could be 
>> rewarded with close looks if they waited in their cars. They were indeed 
>> rewarded. So it’s unfortunate to hear of different behavior this afternoon. 
>> I think I’ve heard that before – like with the puddle birds at Heckscher 
>> last year. The afternoon is when the trouble seem to occur, for whatever 
>> reason that is.   
>>  
>> That sort of segues to another topic. Maybe a twofold problem. One is of the 
>> fragmentation of reporting. I went to Nickerson this morning, having heard 
>> on a forum I subscribe to about the American Golden Plovers found yesterday. 
>> But I talked to people today that didn’t know about them, mainly because it 
>> was not posted to this list. That’s a good species for April and deserves 
>> more pub. If you’re a shorebird aficionado like I am, that’s a rare 
>> opportunity to photograph – if you behave around them – Goldens in true 
>> non-breeding plumage (as opposed to fading alternate or juvenile). But then 
>> maybe, if it was posted everywhere, the non-bevahers would have arrived 
>> sooner? So I don’t know. It’s a conversation that’s come up before, and 
>> likely will again. But a Black-necked Stilt surely has to be shared. And 
>> sorry if it got double posted. I never know if my own post is getting 
>> through.
>>  
>> Steve Walter
>> Bayside, NY
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