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
  • Correlimos Semipalmeado (Spanish)
  • Bécasseau semipalmé (French)
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