Forum > Identifying Birds > Brown With Darker Mottling, Almost Striped. Size Of An Oyster Catcher, But Shorter Legs.

Webmaster Posted 08-Mar-2017 19:18


On behalf of Aphrodite who sent in an email:-

Brown with darker mottling, almost striped. Size of an oyster catcher, but shorter legs. Beak like a willet, maybe golden brown eyes but it was getting dark. Was walking in a flower bed in Upstate SC. Not a water area. Maybe the size of a medium hen. 

It walked into thick shrubbery so I didn't see his wings. We have lots of killdeer- this was bigger and stockier.

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