Re: [nysbirds-l] Sanderlings and their ID contenders

2019-07-09 Thread Hugh McGuinness
I, too, was curious as to what the bird in question looked like, so I went through e-bird to find the photos. I have pasted links to three checklists that show photos below. https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57966695 https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57973583

Re: [nysbirds-l] Sanderlings and their ID contenders

2019-07-09 Thread Andrew Baksh
Inspired and intrigued by Angus’ comments earlier in the week and Shai’s well crafted e-mail, I went in search for any checklists with images and or descriptions of the bird that caused some confusion as to its identification. One checklist in particular had decent enough images that no doubt

Re: [nysbirds-l] Sanderlings and their ID contenders

2019-07-08 Thread Andrew Baksh
Blistering Barnacles! I had heard the bird in question was first thought to be a Pectoral Sandpiper. Subsequently, I did see Angus’s questions on the ID and thought about asking for the checklists with photos but alas I procrastinated. Are the photos available? I would have loved to see what