Solitary Sandpiper

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Solitary Sandpiper

Tringa solitaria
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Scolopacidae
Basic Description

The Solitary Sandpiper is commonly seen in migration along the banks of ponds and creeks. While not truly solitary, it does not migrate in large flocks the way other shorebirds do.

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Other Names
  • Andarríos Solitario (Spanish)
  • Chevalier solitaire (French)
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