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

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

blubayou

Date

August 16, 2014 02:57 PM CDT

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What

Playero pectoral Calidris melanotos

Observer

atakamara

Date

August 8, 2014 10:01 AM MDT

Place

La Paz (Google, OSM)

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Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

nvarvel

Date

July 22, 2012

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Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 18, 2012

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What

Pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 1, 2014 02:16 PM PDT

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

nvarvel

Date

April 13, 2013

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Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

nvarvel

Date

April 22, 2012

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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.

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

gpstewart

Date

March 26, 2013 12:19 PM CDT

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What

Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) Calidris melanotos

Observer

brianw

Date

March 15, 2014

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What

pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2014 11:33 AM CDT

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What

pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

muir

Date

May 4, 2014 11:57 AM CDT
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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.