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  • Portuguese
    • Pilrito-anão
  • Scientific Names
    • Calidris minutilla
  • French
    • bécasseau minuscule
  • English
    • Least Sandpiper
  • Spanish
    • Playero chichicuilote
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    • LESA

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 26, 2014

Description

Lots of these little shorebirds -- quite fast and far away. Hope any of these pictures will aid in an ID.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

finatic

Date

December 31, 2006 03:12 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

annikaml

Date

October 25, 2014 08:38 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

least sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

anewman

Date

September 17, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 24, 2014 07:51 AM PDT

Description

Several feeding on pond shoreline.

Photos / Sounds

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

December 31, 2013 04:03 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

January 15, 2013 01:35 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 04:24 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

annikaml

Date

October 18, 2014 01:42 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

paloma

Date

October 17, 2014 04:47 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

m_prebus

Date

October 11, 2014
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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.