Shorebird Pictures © Bill Schmoker

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

Alternate Black-bellied Plovers with Short-billed Dowitchers and Dunlins, Heislerville, NJ, 5/06.

Molting adult Black-bellied Plover, Jumbo Reservoir, Logan County, Colorado, 9/04.

Adult alternate Black-bellied Plover, S. Padre Island, Texas, 4/04.

Adult alternate Black-bellied Plover in flight (dorsal wing surface), S. Padre Island, Texas, 4/04.

Adult alternate Black-bellied Plover in flight (ventral wing surface), S. Padre Island, Texas, 4/04.

Adult basic Black-bellied Plover in flight (dorsal wing surface), S. Padre Island, Texas, 4/04.

Juvenile American Golden-Plover / Juvenile Black Bellied Plover comparison Gallery

Adult alternate Snowy Plover, Kiowa County, Colorado, 7/05.

Snowy Plover, Quivira NWR, Kansas, 8/02.

Snowy Plover, Quivira NWR, Kansas, 8/02.

Snowy Plovers (adult and chick), Quivira NWR, Kansas, 8/02.

Adult female Wilson's Plover (note brown collar), Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas, 4/04.

Adult female Wilson's Plover, Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas, 4/04.

Semipalmated Plover photo gallery

Piping Plover photo gallery

Killdeer, Washington County, Colorado, 9/05.

Killdeer, Jefferson County, Colorado, 4/05.

Killdeer, Jefferson County, Colorado, 4/05.

Killdeer in my backyard, Longmont, Colorado, 5/04.

Killdeer flight shot, Jackson Reservoir, Morgan County, Colorado, 9/03.

Mountain Plover photo gallery

American Oystercatcher, Beaufort, North Carolina, 6/04.

American Oystercatcher, Beaufort, North Carolina, 6/04.

Black Oystercatcher photo gallery

Black-necked Stilt photo gallery

American Avocet photo gallery

Greater & Lesser Yellowlegs photo gallery

Solitary Sandpiper, Walden Ponds, Boulder, Colorado, 4/26/02.

Solitary Sandpiper, Walden Ponds, Boulder, Colorado, 4/26/02.

Willet photo gallery

Spotted Sandpiper, Cape May, NJ, 5/06.

Cruising Spotted Sandpiper, Hygiene, Colorado, 5/03.

Spotted Sandpiper, Walden Ponds, Boulder, Colorado, 5/14/02.

Upland Sandpiper, Logan County, Colorado, 6/04.

Why did the Upland Sandpiper cross the road? Dunno- forgot to ask. Logan County, Colorado, 6/04.

Upland Sandpiper in flight, Logan County, Colorado, 6/04.

Whimbrel, Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, 9/05.

Whimbrel, Westport, Washington, 9/05.

Whimbrels, Westport, Washington, 9/05.

Whimbrel, Westport, Washington, 9/05.

Whimbrel, Westport, Washington, 9/05.

Long-billed Curlew photo gallery

Distant, distorted digiscoped record shots of an alternate Hudsonian Godwit, Duck Lake, Larimer County, Colorado, 29 May 2006.

(click here to see Hudwit watchers)

Marbled Godwit photo gallery

Ruddy Turnstone photo gallery

Black Turnstone photo gallery

Surfbird, Monterey, California, 9/06. (Digiscoped in failing light- have to do better next time!)

Red Knot (with Ruddy Turnstones), Cape May, NJ, 5/06.

Mixed flock of Red Knots, Ruddy Turnstones, etc.

Alternate Red Knot (left) with Curlew Sandpiper (right), Heislerville, NJ, 5/06.

Alternate Red Knot, Heislerville, NJ, 5/06.

Red Knot, Jackson Reservoir, Morgan County, Colorado, 9/03.

Red Knot, Jackson Reservoir, Morgan County, Colorado, 9/03.

Sanderling photo gallery

Semipalmated Sandpiper in flight, Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, 8/04.

Semipalmated Sandpiper, Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, 7/04.

Semipalmated Sandpiper, Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, 7/04.

Alternate-plumage Semipalmated (right) & Western (left) Sandpipers, Weld County, Colorado, 4/06.

Western Sandpiper photo gallery

Adult alternate Least Sandpiper, Tawas Point, MI, 5/04.

Adult alternate Least Sandpiper, Tawas Point, MI, 5/04.

Juvenile Least Sandpiper, Jumbo Reservoir, Logan County, Colorado, 9/04.

Least Sandpiper, Jackson Reservoir, Morgan County, Colorado, 8/24/02.

Least Sandpiper, Walden Ponds, Boulder, Colorado, 4/28/02.

Least Sandpiper, Walden Ponds, Boulder, Colorado, 4/28/02.

White-rumped Sandpiper, Jumbo Reservoir, Logan County, Colorado, 6/2/02.

White-rumped Sandpiper, Jumbo Reservoir, Logan County, Colorado, 6/2/02.

White-rumped Sandpiper, Jumbo Reservoir, Logan County, Colorado, 6/2/02.

Pair of juvenile Baird's Sandpipers in flight, Washington County, Colorado, 10/05.

Tight shot of adult Baird's Sandpiper, Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, 8/04.

Baird's Sandpiper in flight (dorsal surface), Jackson Reservoir, Morgan County, Colorado, 8/03.

Baird's Sandpiper in flight (underwing), Jackson Reservoir, Morgan County, Colorado, 8/03.

Baird's Sandpipers, Lake Cheraw, Otero County, Colorado, 8/02.

Baird's Sandpipers, Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, 8/02.

Juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper, Boulder County, Colorado, 10/06.

Pectoral Sandpiper, Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, 8/04.

Pectoral Sandpiper, Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, 8/02.

Pectoral Sandpiper, Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, 8/02.

Pectoral Sandpiper (right), with Baird's Sandpiper (left), Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, 8/02.

Purple Sandpipers, Cape May, NJ., 5/06.

Adult alternate Dunlin, Tawas Point, MI, 5/05.

Adult alternate Dunlin, Tawas Point, MI, 5/05.

Adult alternate Dunlin, S. Padre Island, Texas, 4/04.

Dunlin pair (basic plumage), Pueblo County, Colorado, 12/03.

Basic-plumage Dunlin, Pueblo County, Colorado, 12/03.

Curlew Sandpiper photo gallery

Stilt Sandpiper (alternate plumage), Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, 7/04.

Stilt Sandpiper, Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, 8/02.

Feeding Stilt Sandpiper, Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, 8/02.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper photo gallery

Dowitcher photo gallery (Long and Short-billed)

Wilson's Snipe photo gallery

Wilson's Phalarope photo gallery

Red-necked Phalarope photo gallery

Red Phalarope photo gallery

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

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