pectoral sandpiper

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Synonyms for pectoral sandpiper

American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting

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In August 1988, a year when low water generated extensive mudflats, 1150 Pectoral Sandpipers were counted at the site.
Pectoral sandpipers breed in North America and Siberia but are extending their range.
Ron Jackson told me of a brief view of a bird he thought may have been a pectoral sandpiper a few days earlier up at Banks Marsh, where warden Dominic Harmer has already noted returning twite - a very early date for this winter visitor.
Marshside's pectoral sandpiper Picture: JOHN DEMPSEY
Pectoral sandpipers should spend the winter in South America, but I don't think the Marshside bird will be taking on the Atlantic again this year.
The pectoral sandpiper was still at the mere earlier this week, but flighty, as one of three marsh harriers there patrolled the marsh.
A white rumped sandpiper has been showing very well on the Wyre Estuary and at least one pectoral sandpiper dropped in at Leighton Moss RSPB reserve, Lancashire, where it joined a wood sandpiper.
Up next morning and off to Morfa Madryn Nature Reserve, Llanfairfechan to try to catch up with a pectoral sandpiper which had been found while I was away.
What I could see looked good but I needed more -- then the pectoral sandpiper stepped into full view.
Elsewhere it has been a busy spell for good birds, with a blue throat and ring- necked duck at South Stack RSPB,a pectoral sandpiper at Inner Marsh Farm and a Temminck's stint at Conwy RSPB.
Washington, August 10 ( ANI ): Polygynous male pectoral sandpipers that sleep the least sire the most young during the breeding season, according to a new study.
Researchers led by Bart Kempenaers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen found that during the three-week mating period male pectoral sandpipers (Calidris melanotos) are active for up to 95 percent of the time.
Spotted redshanks were at Porthmadog's Llyn Bach and Morfa Madryn near Llanfairfechan, and two pectoral sandpipers were on the border at RSPB Inner Marsh Farm.
Pectoral sandpipers continue to enjoy their best autumn ever in our region -one was spotted on Ainsdale beach,another on the River Clwyd.