Friday, November 11, 2011

Friday's Foto

While migrating shorebirds have, for the most part, departed NYC there were four Long-billed Dowitchers still hanging around Brooklyn over the weekend. These individuals were probing for food in a low-tide exposed mudflat at Spring Creek. There were also several yellowlegs present. Here's a good article on separating Short-billed and Long-billed Dowitchers.

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