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White-rumped Sandpiper

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Colouring Mottled grey-brown upper, streaked head with brown-ish tinge, white eyebrow. Mottled breast and white lower, rump is white. Legs and beak are dark.
Voice Repeated "pip pip pip"
Feeds on Molluscs, crustaceans and insects
Flight Flies long distances during migration. White rump is visible during flight. Elaborate flight display by male and female during courtship
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
White-rumped Sandpiper
Page Last Updated 7/7/2020 9:23:41 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Calidris fuscicollis
Category Sandpipers, Snipes
StdName White-rumped Sandpiper
Vital Statistics
Length 6.3 to 7.9 ins
Weight 1.4 to 1.8 ozs
Wingspan 15.0 to 17.3 ins
Lifespan 0 to 0 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - White-rumped Sandpiper (Species=Calidris fuscicollis)