Calidris melanotos

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Synonyms for Calidris melanotos

American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting

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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.
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.
SESA Pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos Vieillot PESA Stilt sandpiper Calidris himantopus Bonaparte STSA Red-necked phalarope Phalaropus lobatus L.