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    Semipalmated Sandpiper

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    Semipalmated Sandpiper

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

    An abundant small shorebird, the Semipalmated Sandpiper breeds in the Arctic and winters along the coasts of South America.

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    Other Names
    • Playero Semipalmeado (Spanish)
    • Bécasseau semipalmé (French)
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