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American Woodcock  [Scolopax minor]
The American Woodcock, Scolopax minor, is a small chunky shorebird species from North America. It is popularly known as timberdoodle and a well-known game bird.Adults have short pinkish legs and a very long straight bill with an articulated tip. The body...
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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...
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Bar-tailed Godwit  [Limosa lapponica]
The Bar-tailed Godwit, Limosa lapponica, is a large wader in the family Scolopacidae, which breeds on Arctic coasts and tundra mainly in the Old World, and winters on coasts in temperate and tropical regions of the Old World. It makes the longest non-stop...
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Black Turnstone  [Arenaria melanocephala]
The Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) is a species of small wading bird. It is one of two species of turnstone in the genus Arenaria, the Ruddy Turnstone (A. interpres) being the other. It is now classified in the sandpiper family Scolopacidae but...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_turnstone/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-tailed Godwit  [Limosa limosa]
The Black-tailed Godwit, Limosa limosa, is a large shorebird. It is a relatively long-legged member of the godwit genus. at Chilika, Orissa, India. at Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. Black-tailed Goodwits (Limosa limosa) with a Black-winged Stilt at Sultanpu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_tailed_godwit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Bristle-thighed Curlew  [Numenius tahitiensis]
The Bristle-thighed Curlew, Numenius tahitiensis, is a large shorebird that breeds in Alaska and winters on tropical Pacific islands. It has a long, decurved bill and bristled feathers at the base of the legs. Its length is about 43 cm and wingspan about...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bristle_thighed_curlew/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Common Greenshank  [Tringa nebularia]
In Non-breeding plumage at Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. Greenshanks often feed in fairly deep water The Greenshank Tringa nebularia is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae, the typical waders. Its closest relative is the Greate...
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Common Redshank  [Tringa totanus]
The Common Redshank or Redshank (Tringa totanus) is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae, the typical waders. It is closest to the small Wood Sandpiper, and also closely related to the Marsh Sandpiper (Pereira & Baker, 2005). These are a group of...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_redshank/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Common Snipe  [Gallinago gallinago]
The Common Snipe or Fantail Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) is a small, stocky shorebird. The breeding habitat is marshes, bogs, tundra and wet meadows in Iceland, the Faroes, northern Europe and Russia. Common Snipe nest in a well-hidden location on the grou...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_snipe/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Dunlin  [Calidris alpina]
The Dunlin, Calidris or Erolia alpina, is a small wader. It is a circumpolar breeder in Arctic or subarctic regions. Birds that breed in northern Europe and Asia are long-distance migrants, wintering south to Africa and southeast Asia. Birds that breed in...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/dunlin/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Eurasian Curlew  [Numenius arquata]
The Eurasian Curlew, Numenius arquata, is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is the one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across temperate Europe and Asia. There have even been sightings in Nova Scotia. In Europe this species is of...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eurasian_curlew/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Great Knot  [Calidris tenuirostris]
The Great Knot, Calidris tenuirostris, is a small wader. It is the largest of the calidrid species. Their breeding habitat is tundra in northeast Siberia. They nest on the ground laying about four eggs in a ground scrape. They are strongly migratory winte...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_knot/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Greater Yellowlegs  [Tringa melanoleuca]
The Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca is a large North American shorebird, similar in appearance to the smaller Lesser Yellowlegs. Its closest relative, however, is the Greenshank, together with which and the Spotted Redshank it forms a close-knit gro...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_yellowlegs/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Lesser Yellowlegs  [Tringa flavipes]
The Lesser Yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes, is a medium-sized shorebird similar in appearance to the larger Greater Yellowlegs. It is not closely related to this bird, however, but instead to the much larger and quite dissimilar willet (Pereira & Baker, 2005)...
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Little Stint  [Calidris minuta]
The Little Stint, Calidris or Erolia minuta, is a very small wader. It breeds in arctic Europe and Asia, and is a long-distance migrant, wintering south to Africa and south Asia. It occasionally is a vagrant to North America and to Australia. It is gregar...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/little_stint/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Long-billed Curlew  [Numenius americanus]
The Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, is a large shorebird. (See the Curlew family.)Adults have a very long bill curved downwards, a long neck and a small head. The head, neck and underparts are light brown. The back is dark brown. They show cinnam...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/long_billed_curlew/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Long-billed Dowitcher  [Limnodromus scolopaceus]
The Long-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus scolopaceus, is a medium-sized shorebird.Adults have yellowish legs and a long straight dark bill. The body is dark brown on top and reddish underneath with spotted throat and breast, bars on flanks. The tail has a b...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/long_billed_dowitcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Long-toed Stint  [Calidris subminuta]
The Long-toed Stint, Calidris or Erolia subminuta, is a small wader bird. It breeds across northern Asia and is strongly migratory, wintering in south and south east Asia and Australasia. It occurs in western Europe only as a very rare vagrant. Little is...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/long_toed_stint/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Marbled Godwit  [Limosa fedoa]
The Marbled Godwit, Limosa fedoa, is a large shorebird.Adults have long blue-grey legs and a very long pink bill with a slight upward curve and dark at the tip. The long neck, breast and belly are pale brown with dark bars on the breast and flanks. The ba...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/marbled_godwit/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Red Knot  [Calidris canutus]
The Red Knot, Calidris canutus (just Knot in Europe), is a medium sized shorebird which breeds in tundra in the far north of Canada, Europe and Russia.North American birds winter in coastal areas on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as far south as Argentin...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_knot/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Red Phalarope  [Phalaropus fulicarius]
The Red Phalarope (called Grey Phalarope in Europe), Phalaropus fulicaria, is a small wader. This phalarope breeds in the Arctic regions of North America and Eurasia. It is migratory, and, unusually for a wader, migrating mainly on oceanic routes and wint...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_phalarope/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Red-necked Phalarope  [Phalaropus lobatus]
The Red-necked Phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus, is a small wader. This phalarope breeds in the Arctic regions of North America and Eurasia. It is migratory, and, unusually for a wader, winters at sea on tropical oceans.Red-necked Phalarope is about 18 cm (7...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_necked_phalarope/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Red-necked Stint  [Calidris ruficollis]
The Red-necked Stint, Calidris or Erolia ruficollis, is a small migratory wader.These birds are among the smallest of waders, very similar to the Little Stint, Calidris/Erolia minuta, with which they were once considered conspecific. The Red-necked Stint'...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_necked_stint/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Ruddy Turnstone  [Arenaria interpres]
The Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a small wading bird, one of two species of turnstone in the genus Arenaria. It is now classified in the sandpiper family Scolopacidae but was formerly sometimes placed in the plover family Charadriidae. It is a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ruddy_turnstone/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Ruff  [Bonasa umbellus]
Satellite male with white ruff The Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) is a medium-sized wader. It is usually considered the only member of its genus Philomachus, but more recent research (Thomas et al, 2004) indicates that the Broad-billed and Sharp-tailed Sandpip...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ruff/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Sanderling  [Calidris alba]
The Sanderling (Calidris alba, syn. Crocethia alba or Erolia alba) is a small wader. It is a circumpolar Arctic breeder, and is a long-distance migrant, wintering south to South America, South Europe, Africa, and Australia. It is highly gregarious in wint...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sanderling/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Short-billed Dowitcher  [Limnodromus griseus]
The Short-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus, is a medium-sized shorebird of the family Scolopacidae. The name of this bird can be somewhat misleading, as its bill is only short in comparison with the Long-billed Dowitcher. Its long, straight, dark bil...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/short_billed_dowitcher/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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...
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Spotted Redshank  [Tringa erythropus]
The Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus is a wader in the large bird family Scolopacidae, the typical waders. It is an Arctic bird, breeding across northern Scandinavia and northern Asia. It is a migratory species, wintering around the Mediterranean, the s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/spotted_redshank/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Surfbird  [Aphriza virgata]
The Surfbird is a small stocky wader in the family Scolopacidae. It is usually classified in a genus of its own, as Aphriza virgata, but more recent data suggests it is very close genetically to the Red and Great Knots and should be included in Calidris (...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/surfbird/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Temminck's Stint  [Calidris temminckii]
Temminck's Stint, Calidris or Erolia temminckii, is a small wader. In Breeding plumage near Hodal in Faridabad District of Haryana, India. In Non- breeding plumage at Purbasthali in Bardhaman District of West Bengal, India. This stint's breeding habitat i...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/temmincks_stint/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Wandering Tattler  [Tringa incana]
The Wandering Tattler, Tringa incana (formerly Heteroscelus incanus: Pereira & Baker, 2005; Banks et al., 2006), is a medium-sized wading bird. It is similar in appearance to the closely related Gray-tailed Tattler, T. brevipes. The tattlers are unique am...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wandering_tattler/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Whimbrel  [Numenius phaeopus]
The Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus, is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is the one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across much of subarctic North America, Europe and Asia as far south as Scotland.This is a migratory species winteri...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/whimbrel/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Willet  [Tringa semipalmata]
The Willet, Tringa semipalmata (formerly Catoptrophorus semipalmatus: Pereira & Baker, 2005; Banks et al., 2006), is a large shorebird in the sandpiper family. It is a well-sized and stout scolopacid, the largest of the shanks. Its closest relative is the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/willet/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Wilson's Phalarope  [Phalaropus tricolor]
The Wilson's Phalarope, Phalaropus tricolor, is a small wader. This bird, the largest of the phalaropes, breeds in the prairies of North America in western Canada and the western United States. It is migratory, wintering around the central Andes in South...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wilsons_phalarope/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Wilson's Snipe  [Gallinago delicata]
The Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata) is a small, stocky shorebird.Their breeding habitat is marshes, bogs, tundra and wet meadows in Canada and the northern United States. They nest in a well-hidden location on the ground.The eastern population migrate...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wilsons_snipe/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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