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Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus), Jul-Aug/1984

The 1st Long-billed Dowitcher reocded in Israel, was found by Ehud Dovrat on the 21st of July 1984, in Dan region's sewage pools (AKA Shifdan), where it remained till August 25th.
There are no subsequent record of this species in Israel to date.

The image below was taken by Martin Meir, and was scanned to digital format (hence, the quality):

 Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) 
 Shifdan, Med. coast, JUL-1984 

We would like to thank Oz Horin for provding the photograph, and to Amir Ben-dov for coordinating.