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Pectoral Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper - Juvenile

Photographer
Location
» Las Galletas (Arona), Tenerife
Country image taken
» Canary Islands
Date
» November, 2014
Equipment
» 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
Remarks
» 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), like in this case.