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Long-billed Dowitcher
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Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) User: Brian Morin  (See all photos - 1273)
Canada (Ontario) Ottawa
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Date: September 1, 2019
Details: Juvenile
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Brian Morin


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Registered: June 2013
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· Date: September 1, 2019 · Views: 134
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sashah
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September 4, 2019 08:30

Excellent closeup.
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Sue
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September 4, 2019 11:12 Rating: 10.00 

Wonderful!!
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Brian Morin
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Registered: June 2013
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September 4, 2019 16:57

This individual has become a local star. Sometimes very close. I was in the water with it when a Merlin swooped over the beach. The shorebirds scattered, mostly running. This bird headed straight towards me and hunkered down in a very small island of sticks and vegetation, about 15 feet away. The Merlin was in pursuit of a Pectoral which after a long aerial dogfight managed to elude it. The dowitcher remained and didn't care about me standing nearby with my tripod. I'm pretty sure it saw me as its bodyguard.
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Chris

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September 9, 2019 22:34

The stories from birding are as good as the photos sometimes, and definitely in this situation!
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Brian Morin
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September 10, 2019 13:06

That's part of the lure of this hobby.
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