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Pectoral Sandpiper adult or sub-adult

Pectoral Sandpiper adult or sub-adult - Unspecified

» Guargacho, San Miguel de Abona, Tenerife
Country image taken
» Canary Islands
» May, 2011
» Pentax K-m with zoom Tamron 70-300 mm
Bird Species
»Calidris melanotos - Pectoral Sandpiper
Bird Species (French)
»Bécasseau à poitrine cendrée
Bird Status
» Least Concern
» This is one of the more regularly reported waders from North America in the Canary Islands and other Eastern Atlantic archipelagos. In any case, it is considered a vagrant to the Canaries. Normally many records are from autumn (mainly of juveniles), but this was a spring one.