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 Post subject: Bird ID needed....Again please
PostPosted: Sep 20 7:09 pm 
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Caught this Sandpiper at Esquimalt at 3.00pm was in a bunch of Westerns.
The two side by side this one is nearly twice as big.
I see it has a Rufous cap and an Eye ring.
I know its not a Pectoral...

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 Post subject: Re: Bird ID needed....Again please
PostPosted: Sep 20 7:39 pm 
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kipmm wrote:
I know its not a Pectoral...


lol... :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: Bird ID needed....Again please
PostPosted: Sep 21 5:36 am 
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Actually, it does look pretty good for Pectoral, i've shot a few over the years..

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 Post subject: Re: Bird ID needed....Again please
PostPosted: Sep 21 7:41 am 
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Thanks again Paul first I said to myself Pectoral as the previous day there was one easily ID,d Then this one shows up the day after in a little richer colours which through me off.
Looking at both mine and yours I shall go with the Pectoral..

Cheers Kip ,,, appreciate the input.


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 Post subject: Re: Bird ID needed....Again please
PostPosted: Sep 24 1:14 am 
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Excellent photos, guys. Good for reference tools for others here.


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