Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus
New addition to the Timmins Checklist of the Birds
Yesterday I got a call from a lad over at Dumas on Feldman road. They have a Long-billed Curlew on the grass out in front of the office. WOW. Did someone get pictures?
Yes, Lynn Clement has an excellent camera and took some pictures. I have included a couple of her pictures. Thanks Lynn. I sent the pictures down to Ron Ridout at Bird Studies Canada he will be able to confirm the sighting. I do not know enough about these types of birds to make informed comments.
Here is the comment back from Ron: