White-rumped Sandpiper

Calidris fuscicollis

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The white-rumped sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) is a small shorebird that breeds in the northern tundra of Canada and Alaska. This bird can be difficult to distinguish from other similar tiny shorebirds; these are known collectively as "peeps" or "stints".

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  1. (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1445830
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calidris_fuscicollis

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