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Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Bécasseau spatule

Calidris pygmea

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The Spoon-billed Sandpiper is a very rare vagrant visitor to North America from Asia. Thanks to Nick Upton, an excellent Thailand bird guide who spotted the bird. One can visit his site at "Nick Upton - Thailand Birding".

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper

B L W W W Family Latin Name
6" 15.2cm 11.4" 29cm 1.25oz 35.4g Scolopacidae Calidris pygmea
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References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds