Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
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 and When to Spot
The only time I spotted this species happened in Flatrock, Newfoundland.
Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.
Monday, August 14, 2017
TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N
Focal Length 600mm
Shutter Speed 1/1250s