Assorted birds from Sandy Hook

Discussion in 'Birds' started by mike mac, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. WE were directed to a salt pond by a local birder that had a lot of shore birds in it My best guess at the Id's any help would be greatly appreciated. updated the ID,s thanks Janet
    Piping Plover
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    Willet
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    Laughing Gull
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    Herring Gul
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    Royal Tern ???
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    ???
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    ???
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  2. great captures. wish I coulda been there.
     
  3. Great shots, Mike, but I really like the 1st shot and the visible depth of field.
     
  4. 1st and last two are incredible!! Wow you had an awesome day! jealous, looks great on you!!
     
  5. Hi Mike, Looks like you had a great day! Really nice shots. I think I can help with some of the ID's:

    You got the first two right.
    #3 Laughing Gull
    #4 Herring Gull
    #5 Common Tern
    #6 Lesser Yellowlegs
    #7 Common Tern
     
  6. BTW Mike, I really like how you are doing your frames now (maybe they've been this way for awhile--but I just noticed!) Must be a lot of steps though!
     
  7. Mike, We really got lucky with that little pond, I can't believe there were that may different shore birds (I.D. by jczinn) from such a small spot. The different sounds they all made was pretty cool.

    Anthony
     
  8. Birds

    Hi Mike,

    You have some great captures there. I like them all. Thanks for sharing. :)
     
  9. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Mike,

    What an incredible variety of shore birds and others you found today.

    Excellent.
     
  10. You woudl have enjoyed it Harris thanks for looking
     
  11. Yea tht is my fav too that bird was all of about 5 inches in lentgh
     
  12. Thanks Keith it was a great day and Tony was the prfect guide/host
     
  13. Thanks Janet I apreciate the help IDing the birds
     
  14. Tony yea we sure do and it was so much fun shooting there, and the brezze was real nice, i am sure you will be back to visit that spot
     
  15. Re: Birds

    Thanks Ed it was a fun trip if we go back you should come along it isnt tha bad of a drive
     
  16. It was quite a find to see all these guys hanging out we had some real fun
     
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