For shorebird junkies, and interesting post from Don Freiday on Short-billed (and Long-billed) Dowitchers.
From what Don writes, I'm guessing the dowitcher at the left (photographed last week in Harrier Meadow) is a Short-billed.
"In New Jersey, in May, they're ALL Short-billed Dowitchers.
Now I know that's an exageration, but only by a whisker, and yet there have been a high number of reports of Long-billed Dowitcher this spring.
"Having NEVER seen a Long-billed Dowitcher (LBDO) in May in NJ, I have to ask myself, is there something wrong with me?"
The link is here.