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    Baird's Sandpiper

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    Baird's Sandpiper

    Calidris bairdii
    • ORDER: Charadriiformes
    • FAMILY: Scolopacidae
    Basic Description

    The long-winged Baird's Sandpiper prefers drier areas to forage than most other similar sandpipers.

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    Other Names
    • Playero de Baird (Spanish)
    • Bécasseau de Baird (French)
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