Short-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus griseus
Short-billed Dowitcher specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Fairly common migrant, early April to late May and early July to early November. Found along mud flats. Both sexes have a large white rump patch.

Specimen Information

These two records are probably related to these birds; their sex has not  been determined.
Date:  8/23/1926
Collected By:  Paul Bartsch
Locality:  Stirrup Key, E Florida
Sex:  Female
Catalog ID:  307523
Date:  9/10/1929
Collected By:  Wm H Ball
Locality:  Hains Point, DC
Sex:  immature
Catalog ID:  313016