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Monroe county IL.  
 
A standard mudflat puzzle is Semi-palmated vs Western.
(temp. was hot and birds were raising their back feathers to cool)
 
Here Westerns showing the rufous scapulars:(not so long-billed male)
Long-billed. female:
 
Here Semi-palmateds lacking the rufous scapular line:
 
Here together:(you start to key on the rufous scap. line)
Western with a Baird's:
Western with Least:
 
Western "Mohawk" forehead:(a incidental field mark)
A earlier posted Western (Hanging Foot) also showed this "Mohawk" forehead:
 
Here can you name the 5 shorebirds?
 
 
Bill Rudden
St. Louis
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