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Least Sandpiper

Calidris minutilla

Description:

The least sandpiper is the smallest shorebird. The genus name is from Ancient Greek kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle for some grey-coloured waterside birds. The specific minutilla is Medieval Latin for "very small"

Habitat:

Orlando Wetlands Park

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James McNair
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James McNair

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 1, 2020
Submitted on Jan 2, 2020

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