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Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius

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Liam 8 years ago

Spotted Sandpipers lose their breeding plumage by July or August. He could be a juvenile. Juvenile plumage lasts from June-October, but he doesn't look like a juvenile to me; they have barring on their back.

Codfishjoe 8 years ago

That's what I thought, but it's summer. He would have a breeding plumage in the summer.

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