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Baird's Sandpiper  [Calidris bairdii]
The Baird's Sandpiper, Calidris bairdii is a small shorebird. It is among those calidrids sometimes separated in Erolia.Adults have black legs and a short thin dark bill. They are dark brown on top and mainly white underneath with a black patch on the rum...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bairds_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Sep 03, 2013
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Broad-billed Sandpiper  [Limicola falcinellus]
The Broad-billed Sandpiper, Limicola falcinellus, is a small wading bird. It is the only member of the genus Limicola; some have proposed that it should be placed in the genus Erolia with the "stint" sandpipers , but more recent research (Thomas et al., 2...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/broad_billed_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jan 08, 2011
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Buff-breasted Sandpiper  [Tryngites subruficollis]
The Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tryngites subruficollis, is a small shorebird. It is a calidrid sandpipers and presently considered to be the only member of the genus Tryngites. Indeed, it probably belongs in the genus Calidris itself, or more precisely with...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/buff_breasted_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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Common Sandpiper  [Actitis hypoleucos]
at Puri in Orissa, India. at Puri in Orissa, India. At Purbasthali in Burdwan District of West Bengal, India. The Common Sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos, is a small wader, 18 - 20 cm long with a 32-35 cm wingspan. Together with its sister species, the Spott...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jan 22, 2014
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Curlew Sandpiper  [Calidris ferruginea]
The Curlew Sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea, is a small wader which breeds on the tundra of Arctic Siberia. It is strongly migratory, wintering mainly in Africa, but also in south and southeast Asia and in Australasia. It is a vagrant to North America. Desc...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/curlew_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Nov 23, 2011
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Least Sandpiper  [Calidris minutilla]
The Least Sandpiper, Calidris or Erolia minutilla, is the smallest shorebird.This species has yellowish legs and a short thin dark bill. Breeding adults are brown with dark brown streaks on top and white underneath. They have a light line above the eye an...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/least_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Apr 20, 2015
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Marsh Sandpiper  [Tringa stagnatilis]
The Marsh Sandpiper, Tringa stagnatilis, is a small wader. It is a rather small shank, and breeds in open grassy steppe and taiga wetlands from easternmost Europe to central Asia. It resembles a small elegant Greenshank, with a long fine bill and very lon...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/marsh_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jan 08, 2011
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Pectoral Sandpiper  [Calidris melanotos]
The Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris or Erolia melanotos, is a small wader. It breeds in the boggy tundra of northeast Asia and North America. It is a very long-distance migrant. The American and most of the Asian birds winter in South America, but some Asian...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pectoral_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Purple Sandpiper  [Calidris maritima]
The Purple Sandpiper, Calidris or Erolia maritima is a small shorebird.Adults have short yellow legs and a medium thin dark bill with a yellow base. The body is dark on top with a slight purplish gloss and mainly white underneath. The breast is smeared wi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/purple_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Rock Sandpiper  [Calidris ptilocnemis]
The Rock Sandpiper, Calidris or Erolia ptilocnemis is a small shorebird.Adults have short yellow legs and a medium thin dark bill. The body is dark on top with a slight purplish gloss and mainly white underneath. The breast is smeared with grey and the ru...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rock_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Semipalmated Sandpiper  [Calidris pusilla]
The Semipalmated Sandpiper, Calidris pusilla, is a very small shorebird. It is sometimes separated with other "stints" in Erolia but although these apparently form a monophyletic group, the present species' old genus Ereunetes had been proposed before Ero...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/semipalmated_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jul 16, 2012
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Sharp-tailed Sandpiper  [Calidris acuminata]
The Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Calidris acuminata (but see below) is a small wader. It breeds in the boggy tundra of northeast Asia and is strongly migratory, wintering in south east Asia and Australasia. It occurs as a rare autumn migrant to North America,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sharp_tailed_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Nov 16, 2016
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Solitary Sandpiper  [Tringa solitaria]
The Solitary Sandpiper, Tringa solitaria, is a small wader (shorebird). Its only close relative in the genus Tringa is the Green Sandpiper (Pereira & Baker, 2005); they both have brown wings with little light dots, and a delicate but contrasting neck and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/solitary_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Nov 23, 2011
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Spoon-billed Sandpiper  [Eurynorhynchus pygmeus]
The Spoon-billed Sandpiper (or Spoonbill Sandpiper), Eurynorhynchus pygmeus, is a small wader which breeds in northeastern Russia and winters in Southeast Asia. Description The most distinctive feature of this species is its spatulate bill. The breeding a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spoon_billed_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jan 26, 2011
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Spotted Sandpiper  [Actitis macularius]
The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia) is a small shorebird, 18-20 cm long. Together with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper (A. hypoleucos) they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle down with...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spotted_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Apr 09, 2016
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Stilt Sandpiper  [Calidris himantopus]
The Stilt Sandpiper, Micropalama himantopus or Calidris himantopus, is a small shorebird; it bears some resemblance to the smaller calidrid sandpipers or "stints". DNA sequence information is incapable to determine on whether it should be placed in Calidr...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/stilt_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Dec 20, 2011
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Upland Sandpiper  [Bartramia longicauda]
The Upland Sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda, is a large shorebird, closely related to the curlews (Thomas, 2004). Older names are the Upland Plover and Bartram's Sandpiper. It is the only member of the genus Bartramia. The genus name and the old common nam...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/upland_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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Western Sandpiper  [Calidris mauri]
The Western Sandpiper, Calidris or Erolia mauri, is a small shorebird.Adults have dark legs and a short thin dark bill, thinner at the tip. The body is brown on top and white underneath. They are reddish-brown on the crown. This bird can be difficult to d...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/western_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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White-rumped Sandpiper  [Calidris fuscicollis]
The White-rumped Sandpiper, Calidris or Erolia fuscicollis is a small shorebird. Adults have black legs and a small thin dark bill. The body is dark brown on top and mainly white underneath, with brown streaks on the breast and a white rump. They have a w...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_rumped_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2012
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Wood Sandpiper  [Tringa glareola]
The Wood Sandpiper, Tringa glareola, is a small wader. It is the smallest of the shanks, and breeds in subarctic wetlands from the Scottish Highlands across Europe and Asia. It will nest on the ground, or reuse the old tree nest of another bird, such as t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wood_sandpiper/ - Last revised: Jun 19, 2013
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