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Western Sandpiper

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Calidris mauri Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
 (Wingspan ) Length
Breeds Tundra. Marine intertidal, grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Range follow link Habitat
3-4 Eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation 15-27 days by both parents. Fledging 22-27 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae crustaceans/molluscs & plant matter. Food  
3029 - TSN: 176668 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Western Sandpiper Tayler Brooks Oyhut Game Range, Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor, Washington United States XC113152 flight call . 

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AKA:- Catalan: Territ d'Alaska
Czech: Jespák aljašský
Welsh: Pibydd y gorllewin
Danish: Alaskaryle
German: Bergstrandläufer
English: Western Sandpiper, Western semipalmated Sandpiper
Spanish: Alzacolita occidental, Correlimos Chico, Correlimos de Alaska, Correlimos de Maur, Correlimos Occidental, Playerito, Playerito Occidental, Playero Occidental, Zarapico Chico
Spanish (Chile): Playero occidental
Spanish (Colombia): Playero Occidental
Spanish (Costa Rica): Correlimos Occidental
Spanish (Cuba): Zarapico Chico
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Playerito, Playero Occidental
Spanish (Honduras): Alzacolita occidental
Spanish (Mexico): Playerito Occidental, playero occidental
Spanish (Nicaragua): Correlimos Occidental
Spanish (Venezuela): Playerito Occidental
Estonian: alaska rüdi (alaska risla)
Basque: Territ d'Alaska
Finnish: Tundrasirri
Faroese: Vesturgrćlingur
French: Bécasseau d'Alaska, Bécasseau du Nord-Ouest
Irish: Gobadáinín Iartharach, Gobadáinín Lartharach
Galician: Pilro de Maur, Territ d'Alaska
Haitian Creole French: Ti Bekasin bčk long
Hebrew: חופית מערבית
Icelandic: Hólmatíta
Italian: Gambecchio occidentale, Piovanello occidentale, Piro piro occidentale, Piro-piro occidentale
Japanese: himehamashigi, Hime-hama-shigi
Japanese: ヒメハマシギ
Korean: 긴부리참도요
Latin: Calidris mauri, Ereunetes mauri, Ereunetes maurii, Ereunetes occidentalis, Eurenetes mauri
Lithuanian: Aliaskinis bėgikas
Dutch: Alaska strandloper, Alaskastrandloper
Norwegian: Berigsnipe, Beringsnipe
Polish: biegus alaskanski, biegus alaskański
Portuguese: Maçarico, Pilrito de Maur, Pilrito-miúdo
Russian: Pereponchatopaly Pesochnik, Перепончатопалый песочник, Песочник перепончатопалый, Ретерпоюбфпрбмщк Реупюойл
Slovak: pobrežník aljašský , Pobrežník skalistý
Slovenian: aljaški prodnik
Swedish: Tundrasnäppa
Turkish: Alaska Kumkuşu
Chinese: 西方滨鹬, 西滨鹬, 西濱鷸


Breeds USA:- Alaska

Non breeding Southern USA, Central America, The Caribbean and West Indies, South America. Vagrant to Europe. Passage migrant in Canada.



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