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Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius

Description:

This sandpiper was seen jumping and bobbing around the rocks along the shore at Central Landing at high tide. Sandy brown color with a bill about the length of his head and a white eyestripe. He was totally white underneath. The distinguishing feature for this adult was the white wedge on the breast.

Habitat:

Breeds along North America lakes, pebbly lake and pond shores, streamsides and in the winter the seashore.

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1 Comment

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 8 years ago

nice spotting !

bjohnson
Spotted by
bjohnson

Maine, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2012
Submitted on Aug 26, 2012

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