Pectoral sandpiper

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The Pectoral sandpiper – Calidris melanotos is a small migratory wader of the family Scolopacidae. It is a summer breeder to the Tundra Regions of E Asia, Alaska and W Canada to Hudson’s Bay. Most birds winter in South America but the most westerly breeders migrate to southern Australasia. It is an Accidental to the AWB Region.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus:  Calidris

Species...Calidris melanotos
Pectoral sandpiper - Species - ebird.org
Pectoral sandpiper - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Pectoral sandpiper - Guide - audubon.org
Pectoral sandpiper - bird - borealbirds.org
Pectoral sandpiper - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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