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Birding Photo Quiz: Let’s Work It Out Together (Part 1 of 2)

Here is the first of two quiz photos appearing on p. 72 of the November 2012 issue of Birding magazine:

12-6-17-01 [sandpipers]

Here are some hints:

First, a biggie. The photo is from Cape May, New Jersey. The photo was taken in September.

The second hint is that there appear to be 13 birds in the photo. Let’s number them like this:

Top row, left to right (i.e., front to rear): Birds 1, 2, and 3.
Second row: Bird 4.
Third row, left to right: Birds 5 and 6.
Fourth row, left to right: Birds 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12.
Bottom row: Bird 13.

What do you think they are? Please enter your comments and join the conversation below.



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Ted Floyd

Ted Floyd

Editor, Birding magazine at American Birding Association
Ted Floyd is the Editor of Birding magazine, and he is broadly involved in other programs and initiatives of the ABA. He is the author of more than 100 magazine and journal articles, and has written four recent books, including an ABA title, the ABA Guide to Birds of Colorado. Floyd is a frequent speaker at birding festivals and state ornithological society meetings, and he has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. Mainly, he listens to birds at night.
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