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    • bécasseau minuscule
  • Scientific Names
    • Calidris minutilla
  • English
    • Least Sandpiper
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    • Playero chichicuilote
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    • Pilrito-anão
    • Maçariquinho

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Recent observations

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What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

john8

Date

July 30, 2015 08:27 AM PDT

Description

Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Date

July 31, 2015 09:55 AM PDT

Description

Very small sandpiper. Thin black beak. Mottled throughout and white underneath.

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

colinmorita

Date

July 26, 2015 03:01 PM SAST

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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dpom

Date

July 28, 2015 08:58 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

dpom

Date

July 26, 2015 08:56 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

mikaelb

Date

July 26, 2015 09:34 AM CDT

Description

These are two of four Least Sandpipers I found by the creek, early south-bound migrants expected in July. The yellow flowers behind them are Water-Primrose (Ludwigia octovalvis).

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

javigonz

Date

July 25, 2015

Description

FOS, at least 5 counted. Unfortunately this one was missing a leg.

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What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

tiwane

Date

July 24, 2015 11:34 AM PDT

Description

Least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) looking at its photographer.

Hayward, California.

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

dpom

Date

July 24, 2015 09:27 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 24, 2015 08:33 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 24, 2011 06:08 PM EDT

Description

24 Jul 2011.
Green Lane Reservoir, Montgomery Co, PA.
Worn breeding plumage.

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 23, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) is the smallest shorebird.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.