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Monday, May 15, 2017

Identify please....


I have not tried to identify these, so if you know please leave a comment.


They were in a big puddle in a farm field






The photos were taken May 3...

17 comments:

Nancy Chan said...

Sorry I can't help you identify the birds but I can say that they are beautiful. Love the spotted feathers.

Ginny Hartzler said...

I believe them to be Sandpipers. I looked them up just to be sure, and they look exactly like these. Good reflections too!

Small City Scenes said...

It does look like a sandpiper but also a Lesser Yellowlegs---exact----hard to tell. We have 6 different Sandpipers and they are all similar.
Good shots anyway
MB

Tom said...

...a mystery for me.

Mildred said...

I can't help identify, but I love these photos.

Ruth Hiebert said...

This species of bird is hard for me to ID,but I would lean towards the Yellowlegs.Great pictures.

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

I had a post about the same birds recently-mine were Greater Yellowlegs - there are also Lesser Yellowlegs - the difference is mostly their size. Sandpipers have dark legs, so it seems you have a Yellowlegs of either size. It is hard to compare if they aren't together.

Klara S said...

I'm sorry, I don't know :( But I like your photos very much :)

Ginny Hartzler said...

They look like sandpipers to me! But I am not 100% sure.

Sandra said...

i agree they are sandpipers, they are all over our beaches here. great shots of them

don said...

I wonder if they were fishing or taking a bath. I don't know what kind of bird they are. But I like the pictures.

eileeninmd said...

I would say they are the Yellowlegs! Great shots. Enjoy your day!

Debby Ray said...

Sand pipers, far from home :)

happyone said...

I didn't know what they were but looked up both Sandpipers and Yellowlegs and I would say yellowlegs.

L. D. said...

I really appreciate seeing them. The colorings are so wonderful with all the speckle spots.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I see you got some good IDs...they are beautiful! Enjoy your day! Hugs

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, those are very unique birds, Rose. Not sure what they are either. They have long beaks that you don't usually see on other birds.

~Sheri

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