James Bay Shorebird Project 2018

Longridge Point from 31 July to 13 August - Page 2 of 10


Red Knots & Other Shorebirds

VIDEO: Red Knots feeding and resting at high tide at Paskwatchi Point on 11 August 2018.

Many of the Red Knots are already very fat.


Adult Red Knot, appears to be a male, needs to fatten up on James Bay before resuming its migration to South America. 11 August 2018.


This Red Knot with a dark green flag and white engraving. HCV was flagged at Kimbles Beach, New Jersey on 18 May 2015. It was resighted in 2016 in Mispillion Harbour, Delaware.


Juvenile Red Knot on 11 August 2018, our first.


Michael Runtz and Isabel Apkarian found this adult Sanderling with white flag for Canada on 6 August 2018. Paul Smith informed us "This Sanderling was banded by the Canadian Wildlife Service this past summer at Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area in the Canadian High Arctic." Photo by Michael Runtz.


Molting adult male Black-bellied Plover on 2 August 2018


VIDEO: please see shorebirds feeding: Black-bellied Plovers, Semipalmated Plovers, Ruddy Turnstone, Short-billed Dowitcher, Greater Yellowlegs

Molting adult female Black-bellied Plover on 2 August 2018


Adult Semipalmated Plover by Isabel Apkarian


Juvenile Short-billed Dowitcher on 7 August 2018


VIDEO: This Greater Yellowlegs caught a Wood Frog and ate it. 6 August 2018


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