Charadriidae


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The average proportion by family of expected species detected in the surveys increases from 65 to 73% if waterfowl, shorebirds, nocturnal families, and hummingbirds (Anatidae, Charadriidae, Scolopacidae, Tytonidae, Strigidae, Steatornithidae, Nyctibiidae, Caprimulgidae, and Trochilidae) are removed.
3 million birds from the families Anatidae, Charadriidae, and Scolopacidae come to Alaska from Asia each year (online Appendix Table).
Seventeen species of shorebirds were recorded, six species of Charadriidae and 11 Scolopacidae, totaling 96,889 individuals.
The Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia) is a widely distributed Charadriidae associated with coastal habitats in the Americas with resident populations in numerous sites.
Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) Orinoco Goose (Neochen jubata) Rallidae Azure Gallinule (Porphyrio flavirostris) Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramides cajanea) Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Heliornithidae Sungrebe (Heliornis fulica) Eurypigidae Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias) Aramidae Limpkin (Aramus guaruna) Burhinidae Double-striped Thick-knee (Burhinus bistriatus) Charadriidae Collared Plover (Charadrius collaris) Recurvirostriidae Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) Jacanidae Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana) Scolopacidae Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) Lesser Yellowlegs (T.