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Solitary Sandpiper

Tringa solitaria ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES FAMILY: SCOLOPACIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

Call a high pitched whistled "weet, weet."

Other

  • "Alarm-flee" calls, "Alarm-attack" calls and complex, Type II Song
     
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