10 Aug 2010
Antelope Island Causeway
Davis County, Utah
(E-mails from Richard Young, 13 Aug 2010)
...Today my wife and I enjoyed our
first "Birding Field Trip"; and we did it with the Utah County Birders,
headed by Lu Giddings.
Earlier, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, my wife and I photographed on the
Causeway, at which time we captured images of an ‘unknown’ bird amongst
Least Sandpipers and Killdeers on the north side.
My wife and I later concluded that it might be a Dunlin since the
Beyers were scoping the same location from their car at the same time that
we photographed; and they posted their sighting of 2 Dunlins.
This bird is somewhat nondescript due to its Winter plumage, leaving me
Therefore, I printed a copy of my file and showed it around during our
It was concluded, by three ‘experts’ that we had a Dunlin... (Lu Giddings,
Jeff Bilsky, and Steve Sommerfeld...)...
Richard B. Young
by Richard Young