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This is a poor photo of a very difficult bird to separate. By location it is most likely a Long-billed, and its plumage looks Long-billed to my eye with the arched eyebrow and very long bill, but expecting to be able to conclusively identify it from this seems a bit much


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56 minutes ago, Avery said:

Can’t you use the barring on the flanks  to separate the two? I can see individual feathers, so the pictures fine in my book. 

Not on nonbreeding birds. The best tools available in a photograph to separate the two if not in flight are, in no particular order, the bill shape, lower eye-arc, mantle color, eyebrow shape, and throat/chin color.

Also, I mean to say 'lack of an arched eyebrow' in my previous post.

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