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    • Charadriiformes
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Recent observations

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american woodcock Scolopax minor

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erikamitchell

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April 25, 2015 10:24 AM EDT

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Long-billed curlew Numenius americanus

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joshuajames

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the past

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

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jnelson

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August 19, 2011

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Sandpipers and Allies Family Scolopacidae

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edoswalt

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April 25, 2015 09:25 AM PDT

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Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

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ttadevosyan

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the past

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White Tern Gygis alba

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ttadevosyan

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the past

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White Tern Gygis alba

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ttadevosyan

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the past

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Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

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khimmler

Date

April 25, 2015

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Willet Tringa semipalmata

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khimmler

Date

April 25, 2015

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Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia

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khimmler

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April 25, 2015

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caspian tern Hydroprogne caspia

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aunty

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April 25, 2015

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andresangel925

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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.