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Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus   - Assuming breeding plumage
Asian Dowitcher
Photographer : © Neil Fifer
Location :Mai Po, Hong Kong
Date : 28 April 2005
English synonyms:Asiatic Dowitcher, Oriental Dowitcher, Semi-palmated Snipe, Snipe-billed Dowitcher, Snipe-billed Godwit
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :Three individuals in different stages of acquiring breeding plumage or two right-hand birds possibly females in full breeding attire.