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  1. Taken early April at the Sacramento National Wildlife Reserve. Picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/170522727
  2. Thanks guys. Always nice to confirm a life bird. Al Clark
  3. A rock jetty into the Pacific Ocean protects a harbor at Ocean Shores, WA. It attracts 3 "rock-piper" species, Black Turnstones 60%, Surfbirds 30% and Rock Sandpipers 10%. But the last two look much the same. The Rock Sandpipers have a longer bill. My picture shows a longer bill. My picture is at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/170390298
  4. Taken mid October, along the banks of the Virgin River in St George, UT Find the photograph at: https://pbase.com/image/170007838
  5. Photo taken at Wilcox, AZ early May Picture at: https://pbase.com/image/169581518
  6. Taken mid-July near Oroville northeast Washington state. Picture at https://pbase.com/image/169522455
  7. Taken late June near Belfair, WA. Picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/169402738
  8. Taken mid-May at 7400 ft near Flagstaff, AZ Picture at https://pbase.com/image/169229424
  9. Taken mid-May at 7400 ft near Flagstaff, AZ Picture at: https://pbase.com/image/169229171 2nd picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/169229178
  10. Yes, Wandering Tattler, exact same body shape as my Wandering Tattler picture, taken 10 miles away. That picture is at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/163909360
  11. Seen at the Point Brown jetty in Ocean Shores, WA on May 6. This is a common location for Black Turnstones, Surfbirds and Rock Sandpipers. Picture is at https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/169161700
  12. Taken mid-October in Sedona, AZ. Picture at: https://pbase.com/alndonna/image/168873315
  13. Taken in June at Tacoma, WA, where we have common black-capped and chestnut-backed. My picture is at: https://pbase.com/image/168822835 There are 7 chickadees in the US, but Sibley says they all have black throat patches. I did find one picture of one with a brown throat patch. Find that one at: https://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20p?see=I_LHT662&res=640
  14. Picture was taken in mid-January at the DesMoines, WA pier on Puget Sound about 30 miles south of Seattle. Zooming in you can see a yellow iris and a red orbital ring. I have only the one picture. Find the picture at: http://www.pbase.com/alndonna/image/168654509
  15. Tacoma, WA along Puget Sound. Taken early October Picture at: http://www.pbase.com/image/168237603
  16. Taken 9-17-2018 at the Edmonds Ferry dock on Puget Sound in Edmonds, WA. Probably 200 gulls, mostly Glaucous-Winged, a few Heermans and an occasional Parasitic Jaeger. Picture at: http://www.pbase.com/image/168140214
  17. Thanks guys, The common and caspian are seen along Puget Sound north of Seattle in August and September. Went there 2 weeks ago and saw 4 caspians which are easy to id from common. I'll go back to Edmonds waterfront in mid-September. Thanks, Al in Tacoma
  18. The Common would be a lifer after many Forster's, especially at Bolsa Chica, Huntington Beach, CA. I have added 3 more Terns, hoping that they might include a Common. http://www.pbase.com/alndonna/image/168038702 http://www.pbase.com/alndonna/image/168038705 http://www.pbase.com/alndonna/image/168038706
  19. Taken mid-April at Bolsa Chica in Huntington Beach, CA View at: http://www.pbase.com/alndonna/image/95884028
  20. I found this hawk at the Edmonds Marsh, WA in mid August. Picture at: http://www.pbase.com/image/168005152
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