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Pectoral Sandpiper

Calidris melanotos


A medium-sized sandpiper with a fairly prominent rufous cap, dark brown streaks extending down chest and ending abruptly before the white belly, and yellow legs (which give it the appearance of an oversized Least Sandpiper, C. minutilla).

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Arcata, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 26, 2012
Submitted on Oct 30, 2012

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