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Stilt Sandpiper

Bécasseau à échasses

Calidris himantopus


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Stilt Sandpiper can be easily identified by its long legs. This sandpiper is the average size of other members of its species, supported on long legs, which allows it to feed in deeper waters.

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Stilt Sandpiper

B L W W W Family Latin Name
8.5" 21.6cm 18" 45.7cm 2.0 oz 56.7g Scolopacidae Calidris himantopus
  • Summer
  • Year Around
  • Winter
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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


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