least sandpiper

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Related to least sandpiper: sanderling, Solitary Sandpiper, spotted sandpiper
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Synonyms for least sandpiper

smallest American sandpiper

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Chronology of shorebird breeding by 18 June included nest-building by semipalmated sandpipers and dunlins, copulations among the American golden-plovers and semipalmated plovers, courtship or territory establishment among the least sandpipers and Wilson's snipes, and pairs of red-necked phalaropes.
01) and the least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla, [F.
They are green-winged teal, northern pintail, greater scaup, red-breasted merganser, black-bellied plover, ruddy turnstone, sanderling, least sandpiper, white-rumped sandpiper, and white-crowned sparrow.
B - Common Ringed Plover B B - Killdeer - - - Ruddy Turnstone + B - Red Knot + - - Sanderling B - - Least Sandpiper - + -
Red Knot - - + Sanderling - B + Least Sandpiper - - -
Golden-Plover B Common Ringed Plover + Killdeer - Ruddy Turnstone - Red Knot - Sanderling - Least Sandpiper -
Right away, we were able to pick out a small group of calling least sandpipers, our first sighting.
While clamming this week in Barnstable, I was entertained by hundreds of the newly arrived, intently feeding least sandpipers, semi-palmated plovers, sanderlings, ruddy turnstones and yellowlegs, which were oblivious to my presence.
Least Sandpipers reached peak abundance here (Table 1) and foraged both on wet and dry mudflats and among Salicornia.
Least Sandpipers were the most common Calidris sandpiper identified here and often foraged near small plovers.
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