Solitary Sandpiper Identification

Adult Description

Medium-sized shorebird. Legs moderately long. Neck moderately long. Bill medium-sized. Back dark olive with scattered small white spots. Bold white eyering. Tail distinctly barred. Rump and center tail feathers dark. Frequently bobs its head.

Immature Description

Similar to adult.
Relative Size

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  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 7.5-9.1 in (19-23 cm)
    • Weight: 1.1-2.3 oz (31-65 g)