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Based on a discussion on the Idaho Bird sightings and discussion page, these are probably black-bellied plovers. That was based on Bill size, more in distinct supercilium, breast streaking instead of barring, and whiter bellies instead of gray bellies.
Thank you for the directions. I am coming from Reno but spending the night in downtown Nampa.
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Date: 10/18/20 6:09 PM (GMT-08:00)
Subject: Re: [IBLE] Dry Lakes -- no plovers but 4 Lesser Black-backed Gulls this evening
Where are you coming from? The Dry Lakes playa is located adjacent to Stagecoach Road. I typically get there by heading out of Nampa on 12th St/Highway 45, turn right onto Bowmont, left on Dry Lakes Road (Bowmont t’s into Dry Lakes) and then Dry Lakes makes a 90 degree turn and becomes Stagecoach. You could also turn right on Missouri or Bennett and the left onto Dry Lakes.
We are going to be in the area tomorrow and would like to see what everyone is talking about. The link shows south east of CJ in the middle of a cultivated field. Can anyone give me better directions to the Dry Lakes?