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 Post subject: They don,t call me long bill for nothing
PostPosted: Oct 08 4:54 pm 
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Found threeImageuntitled (32 of 47) by Garry Graham, on FlickrImageuntitled (40 of 47) by Garry Graham, on Flickr dowitchers at the oyster bay park south of Campbell River today.


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 Post subject: Re: They don,t call me long bill for nothing
PostPosted: Oct 08 8:27 pm 
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I'll see your Long-billed Dowitcher, and raise you a Long-billed Curlew (today at Blackie Spit):

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 Post subject: Re: They don,t call me long bill for nothing
PostPosted: Oct 08 9:48 pm 
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Whoa! now that is a long bill.


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 Post subject: Re: They don,t call me long bill for nothing
PostPosted: Oct 09 11:20 am 
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Blackie Spit's two amigos from a couple of years ago. (Still there):

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Two Amigos by brian avent, on Flickr

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DSC_1470 by brian avent, on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: They don,t call me long bill for nothing
PostPosted: Oct 09 12:03 pm 
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I saw the godwit there yesterday, too. They almost look like the same bird (except for the bill)!

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 Post subject: Re: They don,t call me long bill for nothing
PostPosted: Oct 10 5:34 am 
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Great shots!

Blackie Spit is always reliable for curlew.

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 Post subject: Re: They don,t call me long bill for nothing
PostPosted: Oct 19 7:26 am 
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also on Oct 8th, Mom & 2 little Long-billed Dowitchers at the mud flats on Colquitz River (take the path to the end where the river comes in from the Gorge).


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