Small pale sandpiper with broad white wingstripe bordered in black, visible in flight. Juvenile similar to nonbreeding adult, but mottled black and white on back. Usually with buffy patch on sides of breast, streaked with fine black markings.
Nests on islands and coastal tundra of high Arctic. On migration and in winter prefers sandy beaches.
Lat: 40.88, Long: -72.40
Spotted on May 19, 2012
Submitted on May 20, 2012