Adult Common Sandpiper

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Colouring Brown upper, white lower, greyish breast
Voice Loud and ringing
Feeds on Insects, worms and molluscs
Flight Low with flickering wing beats
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Adult Common Sandpiper
Adult Common Sandpiper
Page Last Updated 11/10/2019 9:25:09 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Actitis hypoleucos
Category Waders
StdName Common Sandpiper
Vital Statistics
Length 7.5 to 8.3 ins
Weight 1.4 to 2.1 ozs
Wingspan 12.6 to 13.8 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Common Sandpiper (Species=Actitis hypoleucos / Standard Name=Common Sandpiper)