Friday, May 27, 2011

Friday's Foto

The small calidris sandpipers known as "peeps" are notorious difficult to identify. Even as I post this photograph, there is still some doubt in my mind as to whether it actually is a Western Sandpiper. Here's a nice chart with field marks labeled. You can see more images of this bird here.

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