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Infrequent Migrant

Long-billed dowitchers (Limnodromus scolopaceus) breed on wet hummocky tundra from Eastern Siberia to Northwestern Canada. They winter in mudflats and shallow pools along the Southern Atlantic and Pacific Coasts of North America and throughout much of Mexico. Long-billed dowitchers prefer … Continue reading

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Long-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed dowitchers (Limnodromus scolopaceus) winter in the Southern States and summer in the high Arctic. In our area we only see this shorebird briefly in the spring, if at all. These dowitchers were photographed in Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Modoc … Continue reading

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Interesting Assemblage

An interesting collection of birds at Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Modoc County CA) – l to r: long-billed dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus), killdeer (Charadrius vociferus), red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) and willet (Tringa semipalmatus). The dowitcher will continue its spring migration to … Continue reading

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