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Merlin Bird ID

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    Pectoral Sandpiper Identification

    Adult Description

    Medium-sized sandpiper. Moderately long neck. Moderately long, slightly drooping bill. Moderately long, yellowish or greenish legs. Dark, densely streaked chest showing sharp border with white belly. Dark center of rump and tail. Back reddish brown with two thin white lines extending it length.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile similar to adult, but with more scaly pattern on back and finer streaks on chest.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizerobin sizedrobin-sized
    • Both Sexes
      • Weight: 1.4-3.7 oz (41-105 g)