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    • Charadriiformes
    • Turniciformes
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    • Gulls, Button-Quails, Plovers and Allies
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Recent observations

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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June 22, 2015 06:39 AM PDT

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Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes

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Date

June 24, 2015

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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dwest

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June 22, 2015 06:33 AM PDT

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Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa

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dwest

Date

June 22, 2015 06:33 AM PDT

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Sandpipers and Allies Family Scolopacidae

Date

July 3, 2015 08:55 AM EDT

Description

Small brown birds with lighter brown chests. Long beaks and legs.

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American Avocet Recurvirostra americana

Date

July 3, 2015 08:55 AM EDT

Description

Medium sized bird with long legs and a long bill. Black and white body with a cinnamon colored head, neck, and chest.

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American Woodcock Scolopax minor

Observer

kjhurme

Date

March 17, 2010 07:50 PM CDT

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Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

sambiology

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

As I was photographing dragonflies, I couldn't get my camera in focus... but in the background, I see this killdeer! :)

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Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

tiwane

Date

July 2, 2015 01:32 PM PDT

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Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa

Observer

quetzalcoatl

Date

May 12, 2012 03:29 PM HST

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Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 2, 2015

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Common Murre Uria aalge

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 2, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Charadriiformes is a diverse order of small to medium-large birds. It includes about 350 species and has members in all parts of the world. Most Charadriiformes live near water and eat invertebrates or other small animals; however, some are pelagic (sea birds), some occupy deserts and a few are found in thick forest.

No range data available.