Pectoral Sandpiper Identification

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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)