Buff-breasted Sandpiper Identification

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Adult Description

Medium-sized shorebird. Buffy all over. Short, pointed, black bill. Rounded head. Long yellow legs. Underside of wings white. Small black spots on crown and back.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar to adult, but has more scaly back.
Relative Size

Relative Sizerobin sizedrobin-sized
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 7.1-7.9 in (18-20 cm)
    • Weight: 1.6-2.8 oz (46-78 g)