Dowitchers - Short-billed and Long-billed
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Short-billed Dowitcher at Bodega Bay, CA, playing tug-of-war with a clam. July 23, 2005. Digiscoped.
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Short-billed Dowitcher starting to molt into breeding plumage at the Port Aransas Birding Center in Port Aransas, Texas. April 1, 2009.
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Short-billed Dowitcher still in winter plumage at the Port Aransas Birding Center, Port Aransas, Texas. April 1, 2009.
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Short-billed Dowitcher near the Ocean Shores, WA, marina. May 1, 2010.
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Short-billed Dowitcher at Bottle Beach, Grays Harbor County, WA. May 1, 2010.
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Short-billed Dowitcher at Bottle Beach, Grays Harbor County, WA. It has not quite completed its molt into breeding plumage. May 1, 2010.
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Short-billed Dowitcher at Bottle Beach, Grays Harbor County, WA. May 1, 2010.
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Juvenile Short-billed Dowitcher at Midway Beach, Grayland, WA. Sept. 3, 2011. Digiscoped.
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Prairie (hendersoni) form of Short-billed Dowitcher in a flooded cornfield corner east of Granger, WA. Aug. 18, 2013.
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A little better view of the spotting on the sides of the hendersoni Short-billed Dowitcher. Aug. 18, 2013.
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Pacific (caurinus) form of Short-billed Dowitcher at the Costco settling pond, Union Gap, WA. Aug. 23, 2013. Digiscoped.
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Short-billed Dowitcher (left) with a Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake north of Selah, WA. Aug. 12, 2018.
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Photo at left cropped closer to show just the Short-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake north of Selah, WA. I initially misidentified this SBDO as a LBDO. I realized the errors of my ways several days later. Aug. 12, 2018.
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Short-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Possibly the same one I photographed at Wenas Lake on August 12, 2018. August 17, 2018.
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Short-billed Dowitcher at Bottle Beach State Park, Grays Harbor County, WA. Sept. 10, 2020.
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Four Short-billed Dowitchers at the large pond near Midway Beach in Pacific County, WA. August 31, 2023.
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Short-billed Dowitcher in Higgins Slough at the north of end of Channel Drive north of La Conner, Skagit, County, WA. September 7, 2023.
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Juvenile Long-billed Dowitcher at Perch Point, Grant County, WA. Note gray upper breast and unmarked tertials. August 28, 2005. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Oct. 22, 2006.
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Another shot of the Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake. Oct. 22, 2006.
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Long-billed Dowitcher in worn adult plumage at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Aug. 16, 2008. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher #2 in worn adult plumage at Wenas Lake. Aug. 16, 2008. Digiscoped.
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Adult Long-billed Dowitcher in the process of molting into winter plumage. Oyehut Game Range in Ocean Shores, WA. August 29, 2009. Digiscoped.
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Adult Long-billed Dowitcher farther along with molting into winter plumage than the one in the photo to the left. Oyehut Game Range in Ocean Shores, WA. August 29, 2009. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. August 19, 2010. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher #2 at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. August 19, 2010. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at the Grandview Sewage Treatment Plant, Grandview, WA. May 7, 2011. Digiscoped.
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A second Long-billed Dowitcher at the Grandview Sewage Treatment Plant, Grandview, WA. May 7, 2011. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at the Toppenish NWR southwest of Toppenish, WA. Fairly late spring sighting for Yakima County. May 28, 2011. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at the Grandview Sewage Treatment Plant, Grandview, WA. May 18, 2012.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake north of Selah, WA. Aug. 11, 2012. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Aug. 23, 2013. Digiscoped.
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Long-billed Dowitcher, one of eleven, seen on the hayride at International Migratory Bird Day at the Toppenish NWR. May 9, 2015
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Another shot of the Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake showing the long bill (this must be a female) and the long legs. LBDO has longer legs than SBDO. Sept. 13, 2015. Digiscoped.
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Juvenile Long-billed Dowitcher at Wenas Lake, Yakima County, WA. Sept. 13, 2015. Digiscoped.
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Two Long-billed Dowitchers at the Grandview, WA, sewage treatment plant. The one in front has the flat-backed posture usually seen in Short-billed Dowitchers. Sept. 21, 2015.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area near McNeal, AZ. February 20, 2020.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at the Sunnyside Wilflife, Yakima County, WA. May 13, 2022.
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Long-billed Dowitcher at the large pond at Midway Beach, Pacific County, WA. August 30, 2023.
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