Classification
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  • English
    • Shorebirds
    • Waders and allies
    • Gulls, Button-Quails, Plovers and Allies
  • Scientific Names
    • Charadriiformes
    • Turniciformes
  • Spanish
    • Playeros, playeritos, ostreros, chorlitos, gaviotas y gallitos de mar

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Recent observations

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Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa

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anudibranchmom

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November 25, 2014 01:19 PM PST

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Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

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jmaughn

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November 25, 2014

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California gull Larus californicus

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jayjay

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November 25, 2014 05:37 AM PST

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Western Gull Larus occidentalis

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gyrrlfalcon

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November 22, 2014 06:45 PM EST

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

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gyrrlfalcon

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November 21, 2014

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Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa

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dpom

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November 25, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus

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dpom

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November 25, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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dpom

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November 25, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

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dpom

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November 25, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Black Skimmer Rynchops niger

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dpom

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November 25, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Willet Tringa semipalmata

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dpom

Date

November 25, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 25, 2014 01:20 PM PST
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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.