Long-billed Dowitcher at Hillman Shorebird Cell

This adult Long-billed Dowitcher in breeding plumage was at Hillman Marsh Shorebird Cell near Point Pelee on 17 May 2009.


On Long-billed Dowitcher, the cinnamon extends to the undertail coverts and it is heavily spotted on the neck and barred on the sides.


Long-billed Dowitcher is heavily spotted across the neck.


Left: hendersoni subspecies of Short-billed Dowitcher is lightly spotted across the neck. Right: Long-billed Dowitcher shows heavy spotting across the neck. 17 May 2009.