Solitary Sandpiper

Tringa solitaria

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The solitary sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) is a small shorebird. The genus name Tringa is the New Latin name given to the green sandpiper by Aldrovandus in 1599 based on Ancient Greek trungas, a thrush-sized, white-rumped, tail-bobbing wading bird mentioned by Aristotle. The specific solitaria is Latin for "solitary" from solus, "alone".

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  1. (c) Robin Gwen Agarwal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/25135180
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tringa_solitaria

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