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tags: Mediterranean Gull, Ichthyaetus melanocephalus, Larus melanocephalus, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Mediterranean Gull, Ichthyaetus [Larus] melanocephalus, stretching her wings. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Rick Wright [larger view]. Two hints: (1) this is not a North American species, and (2) it’s not a sandpiper. Read Rick’s analysis…

tags: Semipalmated plover, Charadrius semipalmatus, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Semipalmated plover, Charadrius semipalmatus, photographed at Smith Point, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 7 September 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1250s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400. Read a beautifully written…

tags: Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos, photographed at the Texas City Dike, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 3 September 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1000s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400. Read and…

tags: Western Sandpiper, Calidris mauri, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Western Sandpiper, Calidris mauri, photographed at Smith Point, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 7 September 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1000s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

tags: Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca, photographed at Smith Point, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 7 September 2008 [larger view]. [voice: mp3: Gough, G.A., Sauer, J.R., Iliff, M. Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter. 1998. Version 97.1. Patuxent Wildlife…

tags: Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularia, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularia, photographed at Smith Point, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] [voice mp3: Gough, G.A., Sauer, J.R., Iliff, M. Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter. 1998. Version 97.1. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD]. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 7…

tags: Clapper Rail, Rallus longirostris, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Clapper Rail, Rallus longirostris, photographed at Smith Point, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 5 September 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/2000s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

tags: Eastern kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Eastern kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus, photographed at Smith Point, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 5 September 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1000s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

tags: Couch’s kingbird, Tyrannus couchii, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Couch’s kingbird, Tyrannus couchii, photographed at Smith Point, Texas. [call: mp3 and also a wav file, (Audio file copyright 2007, Kevin Colver)] [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 5 September 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883…