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Asian Dowitcher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Asian Dowitcher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

semipalmated sandpiper

semipalmated sandpiper

♫ Grulla Común - Escucha la voz del pájaro

♫ Grulla Común - Escucha la voz del pájaro

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Lesser Yellowlegs - Chevalier à pattes jaunes (Tringa flavipes)

Lesser Yellowlegs - Chevalier à pattes jaunes (Tringa flavipes)

The sanderling (Calidris alba) is a small wading bird. It is a circumpolar Arctic breeder, and is a long-distance migrant, wintering south to South America, South Europe, Africa, and Australia. It is highly gregarious in winter, sometimes forming large flocks on coastal mudflats or sandy beaches. It is somewhat unlike other sandpipers in appearance, which has led to the suggestion that it should be placed into a monotypic genus Crocethia. A more recent review (Thomas et al., 2004) indicates…

The sanderling (Calidris alba) is a small wading bird. It is a circumpolar Arctic breeder, and is a long-distance migrant, wintering south to South America, South Europe, Africa, and Australia. It is highly gregarious in winter, sometimes forming large flocks on coastal mudflats or sandy beaches. It is somewhat unlike other sandpipers in appearance, which has led to the suggestion that it should be placed into a monotypic genus Crocethia. A more recent review (Thomas et al., 2004) indicates…

Limosa haemastica -Rio Grande, Rio Gande do Sul, Brazil-8.jpg

Limosa haemastica -Rio Grande, Rio Gande do Sul, Brazil-8.jpg

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