Least Feast 7/23/14

Least Sandpipers in flight at the Liberty Loop this afternoon, 7/23/14.
Least Sandpipers in flight at the Liberty Loop this afternoon, 7/23/14.

QUICK POST: Shorebirds are on the move now! Observed on the southern end (the back pool) of the Liberty Loop this afternoon:

Killdeer: 20+
Spotted Sandpiper: 1
Solitary Sandpiper: 3
Lesser Yellowlegs: 1
Semipalmated Sandpiper:5
LEAST SANDPIPER: 48

One of 48 (!) Least Sandpipers at Wallkill River NWR, Liberty Loop, 7/23/14.
One of 48 (!) Least Sandpipers at Wallkill River NWR, Liberty Loop, 7/23/14.
I have these as three Least Sandpipers with one Semipalmated Sandpiper (nearest to front center). Liberty Loop, 7/23/14.
I have these as three Least Sandpipers with one Semipalmated Sandpiper (closest to front center). Liberty Loop, 7/23/14.

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