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White-rumped Sandpiper

Calidris fuscicollis

Description:

Unique among the small sandpipers known as "peeps," the White-rumped Sandpiper shows white above the base of the tail. Its striking rump, along with its distinctive call note, make it readily identifiable in the midst of a flock of flying small shorebirds.

Habitat:

A riparian wildlife area along the edge of Lake Lewisville.


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3 Comments

gatorfellows
gatorfellows a year ago

Thanks:) I love seeing and hearing them this time of year.

wooow. its great.

Sukaina
Sukaina a year ago

nice captures

Denton, Texas, USA

Lat: 33.15, Long: -97.02

Spotted on Sep 15, 2012
Submitted on Sep 21, 2012

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