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    White-rumped Sandpiper

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    White-rumped Sandpiper

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

    Unique among the small sandpipers known as "peeps," the White-rumped Sandpiper shows white above the base of the tail. Its striking rump, along with its distinctive call note, make it readily identifiable in the midst of a flock of flying small shorebirds.

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    Other Names
    • Playero Rabadilla Blanca (Spanish)
    • Bécasseau à croupion blanc (French)
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