Short-Billed Dowitcher

Beach Bird Heuristics for Rich

May 10, 2014 -  Lots of the shorebirds, like the Short-billed Dowitcher above, are getting a brownish/reddish hue in their feathers right now as they molt into their breeding plumage.... Read more

Sunset at Fort De Soto

April 22, 2011 - Red-Breasted Merganser There was a small flock of Short-Billed Dowitchers that flew in which I watched.  Half of them have started to get their breeding blush.  They moved en masse, and I thought this shot of the group with everybody's head turned in the same direction was fun: Short-Billed Dowitcher…... Read more