Entries listed under "shorebirds"
This “shorebird” was far from salt water in a rough open area in Stacyville, northern Penobscot County near Aroostook County. That was in late May 2012, a bit earlier than when Killdeer are normally expected to be in Maine for … Continue reading
Willets and yellowlegs are birds similar in appearance, as are the greater and lesser yellow legs. Greater Yellowlegs As you have already guessed, “yellow legs” are a distinguishing feature of this long-billed shorebird. It differs from the lesser yellowlegs by … Continue reading