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Rock Sandpiper

Calidris ptilocnemis ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES FAMILY: SCOLOPACIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A stocky shorebird of the rocky Pacific Coast, the Rock Sandpiper winters farther north than any other North American shorebird.

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Calls

Song, usually issued in display flights, is a rolling, repeated, throaty series of varied elements. Also makes trills and chattering calls.

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