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Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Description:

Snow and ice are just melting but the birds are arriving and selecting their nesting sites. Snowing heavily but the Whimbrel pair appeared to have selected a site.

Habitat:

Tundra

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1 Comment

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

So weird to see these birds in the snow after seeing them on the beach in Florida!

BillCarpenter
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BillCarpenter

Alaska, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2012
Submitted on Jun 1, 2012

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