I am pretty sure the 4 Dowitchers I saw were Short-billed. I was about 30
feet away and observed them for about 15 minutes, and they remained silent.
The Long-billed tend to give call notes while feeding. I also saw what I am
fairly sure was a White-rumped on the SW point.
Dana C. Rohleder, O.D.
Port Kent, NY
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I took photos today of both yellowlegs, dowitchers ( short or
> long-billed?), stilt sandpiper,semipalmated sandpipers, leasts,and
> semipalmated plovers. I'll post a message once my photos are scanned and
> placed on the website.