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    Western Sandpiper

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    Western Sandpiper

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

    Although it has a rather restricted breeding range in western Alaska, the Western Sandpiper is one of the most abundant shorebirds in North America.

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    Other Names
    • Playero Occidental (Spanish)
    • B√©casseau d'Alaska (French)
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