Friday, 6 September 2013

Bird #67: White Rumped Sandpiper




Common Name: White Rumped Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Calidris fuscicollis
Description: 7-8 inches; black legs; long primary feather tip projected beyond tail; underparts whitish; white rump. Non-Breeding: upperparts brownish-grey; appears hooded. Breeding: upperparts reddish-brown; reddish ear patch; black chest markings.
 Habitat: Mud flaps
Statue: Migrant,
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