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Posts Tagged ‘shorebirds’

 

Baird’s Sandpiper

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

August 17, 2017. Baird’s Sandpiper is a long-distance Central Flyway migrant from its high Arctic breeding grounds to South America, straying east to Connecticut in late summer and autumn. When here, they’re found on mudflats, the edges of grassy ponds and marshes, and beaches above the wrack line.

Semipalmated Plover

Monday, July 24th, 2017

July 25, 2017. Semipalmated Plovers have recently reappeared on Connecticut beaches, right on time at the beginning of their fall migration.

Bird Finder for July 28: Sanderling

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Sanderling. It’s late July and that means fall shorebird migration is getting under way, and one of our most ubiquitous shorebirds is the Sanderling.

 

 

 

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