Encouraging producers to flood their croplands after harvest can help provide important stopover habitat for migrating waterfowl, waterbirds and shorebirds such as these long-billed dowitchers
Molecular genetic divergence between avian sibling species: King and Clapper Rails, Long-billed and Short-billed Dowitchers
, Boat-tailed and Great- tailed Grackles, and Tufted and Black-crested Titmice.
Whether you're swimming, clamming, surfcasting or bird watching at the coast, expect to see now semipalmated and black-bellied plovers, ruddy turnstones, whimbrels, lesser and greater yellowlegs, red knots, spotted, solitary, pectoral, white-rumped, semipalmated, and least sandpipers, short-billed and long-billed dowitchers
, Hudsonian godwits and sanderlings.
On March 12, 1945, he saw approximately 25 dowitchers
(Limnodromus semipalmatus) feeding in shallow water in Sharjah Creek and, on a return visit on March 21, he found more than 100 present.
Nest densities were significantly higher at Teshekpuk than at Prudhoe Bay for Lapland longspurs (Calcarius lapponicus) and long-billed dowitchers
(Limnodromus scolopaceus), although those for semipalmated sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) were higher at Prudhoe Bay.
Other vulnerable birds include the endangered red knots and piping plovers that winter in coastal Florida, as well as the green-winged teal, the American widgeon and other dabbling ducks, loons, white-fronted geese, sandpipers, turnstones, and dowitchers
Beyond the garden other birds to see include two North American long-billed dowitchers
at Connah's Quay NR, where up to 13 spotted redshanks and 5,000 black-tailed godwits feed.
Therefore, long-billed and short-billed dowitchers
(Limnodromus scolopaceus and L.
Long-billed (Limnodromus scolopaceus) and Short-billed Dowitchers
(Limnodromus griseus) were grouped as "dowitchers
" throughout the surveys.
The north central coast of Brazil is the most important wintering area in South America for roseate spoonbills, black-bellied plovers, ruddy turnstones, whimbrels, and willets, and is also critical fez sanderlings, semipalmated sandpipers, short-billed dowitchers
, and red knots.
, migrating shorebirds, visit the Kern National Wildlife Refuge.
minutilla) were grouped as "small peeps," and both dowitchers
(Limnodromus griseus and L.