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Short-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus griseus

Description:

A medium to large shorebird with a long bill, the Short-billed Dowitcher is a common and conspicous migrant that uses a "sewing-machine" method of foraging across the mud flats. Its long bill is short only in comparison with the very similar Long-billed Dowitcher.

Habitat:

San Francisco Bay wetlands and mudflats

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1 Comment

ebsharrett1950
ebsharrett1950 10 years ago

Excellent series. You have posted some very wonderful images.

DonnaPomeroy
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DonnaPomeroy

Hayward, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 7, 2012

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