Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Curlews and Plovers

Temperature High 55, low 38. Overcast. WSW 10 mph RH 59%f

At present, there are birds all over the Valley in various stages of the migration.

The Sandhill Cranes are still hanging out at the UAF Experimental Field

Pectoral Sandpiper, near Snodgrass Field, Palmer, Alaska

This fella looked dazed and confused. I walked right up about 10 feet away. Perhaps he lost his mates.

One of several Whimbrels looking for worms in someone's yard.
Looking for Worms

White Rump and Tail

The tail is important for identification and differentiation from the Bristle-thighed Curlew
American Golden Plovers, Sandpipers in Flight

Flight of the American Golden Plovers
American Golden Plover

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