Monday, August 31, 2015

Wildlife Photos: Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

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Whimbrels are migratory visitors to Okinawa.

These birds breed in cold climates, such as the Arctic and, fly south for the winter.

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Usually, I see the migratory species fly here sometime in November.

Today was the 31st of August.  Maybe, winter is coming early this year !

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