Sunday, October 20, 2013

my best year ever for shorebirds

2013 has been my best year ever for shorebirds. I was fortunate enough to see 36 species this year, including 8 species (in Germany) I had never seen before, and several species that I rarely see in my home state of WI.

Eur. Oystercatcher (ph by A. Trepte)
Eur. Curlew (ph by Nepenthes)





Black-necked Stilt   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  17-Jun-13


Pied Avocet   Jade Bight Stop 5  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


American Avocet   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  7-Oct-13


Eurasian Oystercatcher   Jade Bight Stop 5  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Black-bellied Plover   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  21-Sep-13


European Golden-Plover   Jade Bight stop 1  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


American Golden-Plover   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  28-Aug-13


Northern Lapwing   Jade Bight Stop 5  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Semipalmated Plover   church rd  US-WI  27-May-13


Killdeer   Lower Mud Lake (Dane Co.)  US-WI  23-Mar-13


Spotted Sandpiper   along bark r in hartland  US-WI  2-May-13


Solitary Sandpiper   Gl Druml Tr west from Highland  US-WI  5-May-13


Spotted Redshank   Jade Bight stop 4  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Greater Yellowlegs   Waukesha  US-WI  20-Apr-13


Common Greenshank   Jade Bight stop 4  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Lesser Yellowlegs   Shady ln w of daly lk  US-WI  25-Apr-13


Common Redshank   Jade Bight stop 4  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Upland Sandpiper   Buena Vista grasslands  US-WI  7-Jun-13


Eurasian Curlew   Jade Bight Stop 5  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Hudsonian Godwit   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  7-Oct-13


Bar-tailed Godwit   Jade Bight Stop 5  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Marbled Godwit   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  18-Oct-13


Ruddy Turnstone   north rocky pt to Veterans pk loop  US-WI  27-May-13


Stilt Sandpiper   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  28-Aug-13


Sanderling   north rocky pt to Veterans pk loop  US-WI  27-May-13


Dunlin   Jade Bight Stop 5  DE-NI  27-Sep-13


Least Sandpiper   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  23-Jul-13


Buff-breasted Sandpiper   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  28-Aug-13


Pectoral Sandpiper   powder hill wetlands  US-WI  27-Apr-13


Semipalmated Sandpiper   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  28-Aug-13


Short-billed Dowitcher   church rd  US-WI  27-May-13


Long-billed Dowitcher   Forest Beach Migratory Preserve (OWLT)  US-WI  5-Sep-13


Wilson's Snipe   Horicon Marsh SWA  US-WI  4-Apr-13


American Woodcock   Jackson Marsh and nearby  US-WI  26-Apr-13


Wilson's Phalarope   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  23-Jul-13


Red-necked Phalarope   Horicon NWR - n. of 49  US-WI  28-Aug-13

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