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Quoting Richard Enser <[log in to unmask]>:

>       A great find at this late date, and wondering about the   
> probabilities that this is Ringed Plover?

Concur.  We would need a vocalization to have a prayer of identifiying  
it, though.  Or a DNA sample would, *ahem*, solve the problem!

Scott

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> Al Merritt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:   Well !! Today at noon at the  
>  Deerfield Valley Elementary School in
> Wilmington there was a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER. It flew up the walkway ahead of
> me and landed near the flagpole in the grassy area where the snow had been
> plowed and started digging around in the dirt.
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> It had a nice black neck ring and face mask and strong yellow on the beak.
> Another person saw it as well and verified the description. Wheeler's farm
> is nearby - hopefully it can find some food there.
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> Barbara Cole
> Wilmington, VT
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