Common Name: Western Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Calidris mauri
Description: 5-5.75 inches; long bill, thick base, slightly drooping tip; black legs; underparts white. Breeding: reddish brown crown, ear patch; heavily marked breast. Non-Breeding: upperparts greyish brown.
Habitat: Mud flaps, seashores etc
Statue: non-breeding migrant; migrant; winter resident
- Birds of Barbados by P.A Buckley, Edward Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckle
- Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A. Keith, J. Raffaele
- National Geographic- Field Guide to the Birds of North America edited by Dunn and Alderfer