Broad-billed sandpiper

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The Broad-billed sandpiper – Calidris falcinellus is a small wader of the family Scolopacidae. It is a summer breeder to bogs in the Taiga of northern Eurasia and migrates to the Tropics of S Asia and on to Australia. In the AWB Region it is found on Passage through the South Caucasus, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, the Levant, Sinai and the W coast of Saudi Arabia. It winters on the coasts of the S Arabian Gulf to the Straights of Hormuz, the Indian Ocean coasts of Oman, the Nile Delta, the SW Corner of Saudi Arabia, W Yemen and the coasts of Eritrea and Djibouti.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus:  Calidris

Species...Calidris falcinellus
Broad-billed sandpiper - Species - ebird.org
Broad-billed sandpiper - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Broad-billed sandpiper - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Broad-billed sandpiper - Database - avibase
Broad-billed sandpiper - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Broad-billed sandpiper - Images - google.com
Broad-billed sandpiper - Video - youtube.com
Broad-billed sandpiper - Datazone - birdlife.org
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