Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Aves > Charadriiformes > Scolopacidae
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A small shorebird, breeding in Canada. These birds forage on mudflats, picking up aquatic insects and crustaceans. This species is a long distance migrant, wintering in coastal South America.
How to Identify
This species is in appearance very similar to Least Sandpiper. A distinguished characteristic is the color of the legs which are black.
Where When to Spot
The only time I spotted this species happened in Flatrock, Newfoundland.