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    • Pilrito-de-colete
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    • Calidris melanotos
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    • bécasseau à poitrine cendrée
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    • Pectoral Sandpiper
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    • Playero pectoral
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

jnstuart

Date

September 25, 2008

Description

Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

gpstewart

Date

March 26, 2013 12:19 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) Calidris melanotos

Observer

brianw

Date

March 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2014 11:33 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

muir

Date

May 4, 2014 11:57 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

sdstratt

Date

April 27, 2014 01:23 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

muir

Date

May 2, 2014 02:17 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

greglasley

Date

May 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

cullen

Date

April 17, 2014 10:34 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

blubayou

Date

April 19, 2014 12:46 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

taogirl

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

at Village Creek Drying Beds

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

September 2, 1984
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Description from Wikipedia

The Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) is a small, migratory wader that breeds in North America and Asia, wintering in South America and Oceania. It eats small invertebrates. Its nest, a hole scraped in the ground and with a thick lining, is deep enough to protect its four eggs from the cool breezes of its breeding grounds. The pectoral sandpiper is 21 cm long, with a wingspan of 46 cm.

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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.