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PostPosted: Oct 07 11:01 pm 
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I was down by the Tsawwassen ferry area today and this large flock of birds went by over the water, This is the only photo I got. What are they?

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 Post subject: Re: bird ID
PostPosted: Oct 07 11:56 pm 
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Could they be black turnstone?

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 Post subject: Re: bird ID
PostPosted: Oct 08 10:07 am 
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Yes, definitely black turnstones! The black face and white wings point to black turnstones. They can often be seen at the Jetty.

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