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Recently hatched Rock Sandpiper chicks, St.

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Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa). A large North American shorebird. photo: Matthew Studebaker.

A large North American shorebird.

The Little Stint is a 13 to 18 centimeter little wader bird is part of the Sandpiper family and is a rusty brown color over its breast, face and neck, with spots of black. Its back and wings are scale-brown and it has a white belly. The back also has an extremely distinctive white “V” when the bird is in flight. Both sexes look similar and in winter the adult Stint changes in color to gray-brown streaks and dull brown wings and upper body parts. The Stint has black eyes and a dagger-like…

The Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta) is a small and highly migratory wader bird. It breeds in northern Asia (little is known about its b.

Numenius tahitiensis; Bristle-thighed Curlew

Numenius tahitiensis; Bristle-thighed Curlew

Þórshani / Red Phalarope / Phalaropus fulicarius

Taken at Seltjarnarnes. Taken with my new camera, Canon I was unlucky with the light today.

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Scientists Work to Protect Shorebirds from Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Piping Plover

Piping Plover

Red Knot () Like clockwork, the red knots arrive every spring, descending on the beaches of Delaware Bay to feast for a few weeks on horseshoe crab eggs and, in the process, double their body weight. The knots are delicate, robin-size shorebirds named for their salmon coloration and renowned for their marathon migration — more than 9,000 miles each way, from the southern tip of South America to the Canadian Arctic.

Red Knot () Like clockwork, the red knots arrive every spring, descending on the beaches of Delaware Bay to feast for a few weeks on horseshoe crab eggs and, in the process, double their body weight. The knots are delicate, robin-size shorebirds named for their salmon coloration and renowned for their marathon migration — more than 9,000 miles each way, from the southern tip of South America to the Canadian Arctic.

Lesser Sandplover (Charadrius mongolus) adult

Lesser Sandplover (Charadrius mongolus) adult

Gallinago gallinago » Common snipe Konya Kozanlı

Gallinago gallinago » Common snipe Konya Kozanlı

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius curonicus) by Gyorgy Szimuly

Échasse d'Amérique - Himantopus mexicanus

Échasse d'Amérique - Himantopus mexicanus

Charadrius modestus - sieweczka szarolica - Rufous-chested Dotterel

Charadrius modestus - sieweczka szarolica - Rufous-chested Dotterel

Curlew

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius) endemic to Australia

the greater yellowlegs - tringa melanoleuca, is a large north american shorebird. their breeding habitat is bogs and marshes in the boreal forest region of canada and alaska. from emuwren

the greater yellowlegs - tringa melanoleuca, is a large north american shorebird. their breeding habitat is bogs and marshes in the boreal forest region of canada and alaska. from emuwren

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