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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Black-bellied Plover?

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DebinSC
Georgetown, SC
(Zone 8a)

September 24, 2012
7:05 AM

Post #9284731

I thought this was a Black-bellied Plover in winter plumage, but this same day I saw several in full summer with their black bellies, so now I'm
not so sure. Can anyone ID this little one? Foraging at the edge of the surf and on the rocks at Pawleys Island, SC last week.
Thanks!
Deb

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

September 24, 2012
12:37 PM

Post #9285030

Sanderling - smaller, and plain silvery (not spangled) above, except for that blackish shoulder patch.

Resin
DebinSC
Georgetown, SC
(Zone 8a)

September 25, 2012
7:11 AM

Post #9285835

Thanks so much, Resin. I really had a hard time figuring this one out! Much appreciated. :)

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