30-B-2018 Red Knot

STATUS
Pending
HOW MANY OBSERVED?
1
DATE SIGHTING OCCURRED
DATE REPORT PREPARED
REPORTER
Ceredig Roberts
LOCALITY OF OBSERVATION
Blacks Creek Reservoir near Boise
HABITAT WHERE THE BIRD WAS OBSERVED
waters edge
SIGHTING DURATION, CONDITIONS, and EQUIPMENT USED
clear sky. photographed with a telephoto lens
DID YOU TAKE NOTES?
No, not at all
DID YOU CONSULT A FIELD GUIDE OR OTHER REFERENCE WORK?
Yes, later the same day
WHICH GUIDE(S) OR REFERENCE(S): DID YOU CONSULT?
sibley, merlin
DESCRIPTION OF THE BIRD(s)
non breeding plumage . black and white with some red on the chest.
BEHAVIOR OF THE BIRD(s)
wading
HOW AND WHEN DID YOU POSITIVELY IDENTIFY THE BIRD, AND WHAT CLINCHED THE IDENTIFICATION FOR YOU?
posted on Idaho bird sightings. confirmed by Carl Lundbald and Heidi Ware
HOW DID YOU ELIMINATE SIMILAR SPECIES? WHAT WERE THEY?
Dunlin. did not have a curved beak.
DESCRIBE YOUR GENERAL BIRDING EXPERIENCE
avid birder
WERE PHOTO(S), VIDEO, AND/OR AUDIO OBTAINED FROM THIS SIGHTING?
Photo
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