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  • French
    • Bécasseau minuscule
  • German
    • Wiesenstrandläufer
  • Catalan
    • Territ menut canadenc
  • Scientific Names
    • Calidris minutilla
  • English
    • Least Sandpiper
  • Spanish
    • Playero chichicuilote
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • LESA
  • Portuguese
    • Pilrito-anão
    • Maçariquinho

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Recent observations

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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jmaughn

Date

July 24, 2016 11:28 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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cgbb2004

Date

June 7, 2015 01:30 PM EDT

Description

Foot appears injured.

Photo #3 shows LESA with Semipalmated Sandpiper (for comparison).

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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jeanloujustine

Date

July 20, 2016 09:19 AM EDT

Description

Lesser yellowlegs? The beak seems too short.

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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jcruzpictus

Date

November 14, 2011

Place

RPC Madera (Google, OSM)

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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akfrank

Date

July 12, 2016 07:49 PM AKDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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dave-barry

Date

July 18, 2016 04:37 PM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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sciencebabe

Date

July 14, 2016 08:43 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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gwark

Date

October 22, 2012 12:38 PM AKDT

Description

Pretty late for this species to show up here.

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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sambiology

Date

July 16, 2016

Description

Elizabeth and I had a GREAT time at Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge -- there must have been some bad flooding a while back, so it looks like visitation has been low... Anyways, we're going back sometime!

Not sure what this little sandpiper is...

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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asemerdj

Date

July 15, 2016 10:01 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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hfabian

Date

July 12, 2016 05:50 AM PDT

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Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

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salmonskyview

Date

July 12, 2016 10:41 PM MST
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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.
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