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Rock Sandpiper

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Rock SandpiperCalidris ptilocnemis
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Scolopacidae

Basic Description

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

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Other Names

  • Correlimos Roquero (Spanish)
  • Bécasseau des Aléoutiennes (French)
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