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Juvenile Spotted sandpiper Actitis macularius,Geotagged,Shorebird,Spotted sandpiper,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Cute little fluffer! Posted 3 months ago

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The spotted sandpiper is a small shorebird, 18–20 cm long. Together with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper they make up the genus ''Actitis''. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle down with breeders of the other species and hybridize.

Their breeding habitat is near fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare vagrants to western Europe. These are not gregarious.. more

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by mossy rock studio
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Uploaded Apr 15, 2019. Captured Aug 7, 2018 12:11 in 21730 OR-224, Damascus, OR 97089, USA.
  • X-T2
  • f/7.0
  • 1/1160s
  • ISO200
  • 352.9mm