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Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Calidris
Species: melanotos


No positives
1 neutral
No negatives


This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Traverse City, Michigan
Sandusky, Ohio

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Thumbnail #1 of Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) by Grasmussen

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Member Notes:

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

Unlike most sandpipers, the Pectoral female is the smaller of the pair.

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