I wasn't going to go birding today, having a headache and the fact it was raining on and off. But on a whim I packed up and went.and it turned out to be a magical day. Kinglets everywhere, as well as sparrows.
The Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus) is a large North American shorebird of the family Scolopacidae. This species was also called and the "candlestick bird". The species is native to central and western North America.