curlew sandpiper

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Synonyms for curlew sandpiper

Old World sandpiper with a curved bill like a curlew

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At Knipovich Bay (8), adult waders (knots, sanderlings, curlew sandpipers and little stints) were lighter during the 1992 pre-breeding period than in other years, which was attributed to the late and cold spring.
Finally, the curlew sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) was previously known only from Tiksi Bay (Kapitonov, 1962), and Laboutin et al.
Other unusual birds include a Curlew Sandpiper on the Alaw estuary, with a Pectoral Sandpiper reported there on Sunday.
Conwy also held a curlew sandpiper last week, sharing the mud with a fast-growing little ringed plover chick.
Little Stints fed in the Dulas and Clwyd estuaries, with a Curlew Sandpiper remaining on the latter for several days last week.
| Other waders in North Wales over the weekend included five Little Stints at RSPB Oakenholt Marsh in Flint and a similar number on the River Clwyd at Rhyl, with Curlew Sandpiper and Spotted Redshank.
However, uncommon curlew sandpiper have still been spotted.
A male mealy redpoll on the Great Orme was the second for the site in a month, while a poor spring for waders locally was brightened with a little stint at Llyn Trawsfynydd and a curlew sandpiper at Anglesey's Alaw estuary.
RSPB Conwy's second Pectoral Sandpiper of the autumn dropped in last week, with Curlew Sandpiper, Guillemot and Garganey among the other sightings.
At home, Conwy RSPB held a curlew sandpiper on August 26 and South Stack produced its own Balearic shearwater during a seawatch on the same day.
RSPB Conwy hosted a Pectoral Sandpiper on Wednesday, plus Great White Egret, Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank and Garganey on the muddy pools.
Its presence, and that of garganey, little stint, curlew sandpiper and little gull, are a testament to the careful management of the site by the RSPB.
And of all the shorebirds, I get a real kick out of finding a Curlew Sandpiper (or Curly Sand as a friend of mine calls them).
We had great views of black tailed godwits and redshank, while a curlew sandpiper flew in to join some dunlin.
by Times News ServiceSome of the species that visited the wetlands are Curlew Sandpipers whose numbers have increased by four times in the area in March as compared to January.