American Birding Podcast



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.

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