Morningside Park shorebirds 8/24/11

Wilson's Snipe - Morningside Park 8/24/11

A nice assortment of shorebirds were present this morning. Here’s the list:
Semipalmated Plover – 2
Killdeer – 20
Greater Yellowlegs – 1
Lesser Yellowlegs – 1
Semipalmated Sandpiper – 6
Least Sandpiper – 13
Pectoral Sandpiper – 1
Wilson’s Snipe – 1
Great Egret – 1
Belted Kingfisher – 1
Double-crested Cormorant – 1

At the Apollo Plaza, there were two Solitary Sandpiper, 1 Least Sandpiper and 1 Killdeer.

Highlights at the Bashakill were 3 Common Gallinule, 3 Least Sandpiper and a Merlin feasting on a bird.

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