White-rumped Sandpiper (click to see the larger version)
Shorebird season is winding down at Montrose but this adult White-rumped Sandpiper put in an appearance on September 15. White-rumped Sandpipers nest in the North American High Arctic and winter in South America.
Long-tailed Jaeger. Photo by Terry Walsh. (click to see the larger version)
How do you spell excitement? L-O-N-G-T-A-I-L-E-D-J-A-E-G-E-R! This juvenile Long-tailed Jaeger, a first for Montrose, was seen there on September 9. I wasn’t one of the observers but still, this is a helluva good bird and long overdue.
To see a list of birds recorded at Montrose, refer to the The Montrose List page on this website.