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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
    • Playero Solitario (Spanish)
    • Chevalier solitaire (French)
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