Calidris melanotos

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Synonyms for Calidris melanotos

American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting

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Accordingly, our second objective was to compare model predictions to field observations of Pectoral Sandpipers (Calidris melanotos) made over a 5-yr period in the Great Plains of North America.
In our analysis, uniparental shorebird species included pectoral sandpiper (Calidris melanotos), buff-breasted sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis), and the phalarope species (Phalaropus spp.).
Flint and Tomkovich (1978, 1982) proposed that the ancestral form of the sharp-tailed sandpiper and its closely related congener the pectoral sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) bred along the Arctic coastal plain from northeast Asia to northern North America, and that the two species evolved in parallel after the continents separated in Beringia.
Pectoral sandpiper (Calidris melanotos): The pectoral sandpiper was the species encountered most frequently during our surveys and occurred on 50% of clusters (Fig.
Three species (blackpoll warbler Dendroica striata, pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos, and yellow-rumped warbler Dendroica coronata) were found only on control plots, and four species (Eastern kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus, lesser yellowlegs Tringa flavipes, spotted sandpiper Actitis macularia, and white-rumped sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis) were found only on mine plots.
In 1995, the red phalarope was the most common species, followed by white-rumped sandpiper, pectoral sandpiper (Calidris melanotos), black-bellied plover (Pluvialis squatarola), and American golden-plover (Table 2).
According to field observations, the following species were probably most common among these migrants: semipalmated sandpiper Calidris pusilla, American golden-plover, white-rumped sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis, pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos, red knot Calidris canutus, and red phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius.
The pectoral sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) was also found breeding all over the delta with densities similar to those previously reported by Laboutin et al.
No radar echoes were identified, but observations at field camps on the tundra provided valuable information: Many waders, such as pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos, grey phalarope, curlew sandpiper, dunlin Calidris alpina, and sharp-tailed sandpiper Calidris acuminata, were assembling in small postbreeding migratory flocks at tundra pools.
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos (French: Becasseau a poitrine cendree; Inuktitut: Shigeriakjuk or Tweetwee-nyuak): Rare breeder.
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos: CAIRN COVE: Two were seen on 23 July 1975.