Michael G Harvey
18 Aug 2009
- NE of Chatham; South Beach; bay side 3 km N of juncture with South Monomoy Island
- 41.6145 -69.9757
- Brackish Shoreline
- NAGRA ARES-BB+
- Telinga Pro 6
NOTES: sunny, hazy, strong S wind, falling tide; open mud flats with scattered grass (pres. Spartina) tussocks bordering shallow bay; Associated species: Calidris pusilla. 2 calls on the ground, then flushed (by recordist), giving 1-2 calls in flight immediately after taking off, then flying N 300m before landing again on flats.
ML: Subject changed from recordist's original identification of Calidris canutus rufa to Calidris canutus to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.