A non-breeding Baird's Sandpiper feeding

A non-breeding Baird's Sandpiper feeding
Species: Baird's Sandpiper   Calidris bairdii
Author: Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Added to IBC: 16 Mar 2019 - 01:49
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Altitude (m): 
18 meters


Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) breeds in the high Arctic in northern summer, then winters in western and southern South America, including the Falkland Islands, in the austral summer.  This non-breeding Baird's Sandpiper was feeding in the shallows of Laguna los Palos on the busy Route 9 in southern Chile.

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Rare Birds of the Canary Islands
This book compiles all official rare bird records, including those presently treated as “rarities” by the Spanish Birds Rarities Committee as well as some added by the authors when reliable pictures were available. More than 169 species accounts are given with precise records covering a period of c. 30 years at the island level, accompanied by their corresponding distribution map, month (figure) and year (histogram) occurrence, plus high-quality pictures.


Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1570442. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1570442.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1570442. Video of Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii at Laguna los Palos, Chile. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1570442.

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