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Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)

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Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Tringa
Species: solitaria

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Traverse City, Michigan

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Member Notes:

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Positive audsrz On Jan 5, 2011, audsrz from Traverse City, MI
(Zone 5a) wrote:

Like the name says, this bird tends to forage alone. Wading slowly it will vibrate the forward foot to stir up the bottom and disturb prey. Chicks are hatched ready to fend for themselves.

Timer: 12.63 jiffies (0.12631511688232).


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