Orange County DUNLIN, 10/18/16

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~A single Dunlin at Citgo Pond, 10/18/16.~

QUICK POST: I got out to 6 1/2 Station Road Sanctuary’s Citgo Pond a little on the late side this evening; I had some things to take care of directly after work. But, when I eventually got out there, I finally had a new bird – a single DUNLIN. I got super looks at the bird in my scope, but the bird was a bit distant for any decent photos. I was super excited, I’ve been waiting for a while for something good to make its way to Citgo, and Dunlin were on my list for sure. This Dunlin is my 207th species in Orange County this year.

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~Dunlin with a couple of Least Sandpipers, Citgo Pond 10/18/16.~
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~One more shot of the Dunlin at Citgo, 10/18/16.~

6 thoughts on “Orange County DUNLIN, 10/18/16”

    1. Thanks Kathy! It’s amazing to me that all these great birds find a spot so close to where we live to use as a stopover point. Matt

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