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Pectoral Sandpiper

Calidris melanotos

Description:

Yellowish legs; sharp contrast between white belly and brown streaked breast; Striped on back

Habitat:

Muddy shoreline of a small coastal pond

Notes:

Pectoral Sandpipers nest in the Arctic and winter in South America, so these were passing through on their way south

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Good information

HeidiEaton
Spotted by
HeidiEaton

New Jersey, USA

Lat: 38.93, Long: -74.95

Spotted on Oct 5, 2012
Submitted on Mar 27, 2013

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