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Advances in the Field Identification of North American Dowitchers

@inproceedings{Lee2006AdvancesIT,
  title={Advances in the Field Identification of North American Dowitchers},
  author={C. Lee and A. Birch},
  year={2006}
}
  • C. Lee, A. Birch
  • Published 2006
  • Advances in the Field Identification of North American Dowitchers TheNorth American dowitchers are superficially so similar that, up until the 1950s (Pitelka 1950), the taxonomy of dowitchers was not yet agreed upon due to difficulty in field identification; see Jaramillo et al. (1991) for a synopsis of the historical changes in taxonomy. Part of this confusion stems from seasonal variability in dowitcher plumages and from subspecific variation in Short-billed. However, it is now agreed that… CONTINUE READING

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