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Tuamotu Sandpiper

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The Tuamotu Sandpiper is one of those birds you see in books but never believe you have a chance of seeing! Join us on this fantastic voyage and your dream will come true! (Pete Morris)

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Prosobonia cancellata  Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
 15.5-16.5 (Wingspan ) Length
Marine intertidal, Sand, shingle or rocky shoreline. rock pools. Range:- Endemic to Micronesia:- Polynesia:- French Polynesia:- Tuamotu Islands. Habitat
2 Eggs, laid in a hollow. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, wasps, grasshoppers, larvae & plant matter. Food  
3017 - TSN: 562479 - Sub-species World Number
Endangered Status

Photo by Pete Morris (Birdquest) © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Tuamotu Sandpiper Todd Mark Morane, Tuamotu Arch. France song XC97320


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Touamotu Sandpipers can be seen displaying over the tiny islands (or motus) early and late in the day (Pete Morris)

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AKA:- Czech: Vodoušek temný
Danish: Tuamotuklire
German: Südseeläufer, Südsee-Läufer
English: Barred Sandpiper, Paumotu Plover, Sharp-billed Sandpiper, Tuamoto Sandpiper, Tuamotu Sandpiper
Spanish: Andarríos de Tuamotu
Estonian: tuamotu tilder
Finnish: Tuamotunsirri
French: Bécasseau polynésien, Chevalier de Kiritimati, Chevalier des Touamotou, Chevalier des Tuamotu
Italian: Piro piro delle Tuamotu, Piro-piro di Tuamotu
Japanese: tsuamotsushigi, tsumoatsushigi
Japanese: ツアモツシギ, ツモアツシギ
Latin: Aechmorhynchus [cancellatus or parvirostris], Aechmorhynchus cancellata, Aechmorhynchus cancellatus, Aechmorhynchus parvirostris, Prosobonia cancellata
Dutch: Tuamatustrandloper, Tuamotusstrandloper, Tuamotu-strandloper
Norwegian: Tuamotusnipe
Polish: brodzczyk polinezyjski, brodźczyk polinezyjski
Russian: Южный улит
Slovak: kalužiak tuamotský
Swedish: Tuamotusnäppa
Chinese: 土岛鹬



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