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Sandpiper, Semipalmated
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Calidris pusilla
Africa, Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Arizona, Arkansas, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Columbia, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, California, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Denmark, Dominica Read more
Related Reading
The population was formerly estimated at 3.5 million individuals, but this was revised downwards to 2.2 million individuals in 2006 (Morrison et al. 2006, A. Lesterhuis in litt. 2009) assuming annual declines of 5% in 75% of the North American population. ...
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The Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) is a very small shorebird. It is sometimes separated with other "stints" in Erolia but although these apparently form a monophyletic group, the present species' old genus Ereunetes had been proposed before Erolia. ...
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