James Bay Shorebirds and Habitats. Page 2: 1 - 9 August 2005.


Mostly Hudsonian Godwits and Greater Yellowlegs in a backwater pool.


Molting adult Hudsonian Godwit on 3 August 2005.


Fresh juvenile Hudsonian Godwit on 9 August 2005.


Fresh juvenile Marbled Godwit which likely hatched at James Bay. 9 August 2005.


Prairie-like wet grasslands where Marbled Godwits breed along the coast of James Bay.


Tidal pools where Marbled & Hudsonian Godwits, Greater & Lesser Yellowlegs, Least & Pectoral Sandpipers feed.


Fresh juvenile Least Sandpiper on 8 August 2005.


Adult Pectoral Sandpiper in worn breeding plumage on 3 August 2005.


Coastal wet grass/sedge areas are the habitat of Marbled Godwits, Yellow Rails, Le Conte's Sparrows and Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrows.


Le Conte's Sparrow above occurs in drier habitats than the Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow below. 9 August 2005.


Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrows are in wetter habitats than Le Conte's Sparrows. This is the James Bay subspecies Ammodramus nelsoni alter. 1 August 2005.