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Pectoral Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper - Juvenile

Photographer
Location
» Close to El Médano (Granadilla de Abona), Tenerife
Country image taken
» Canary Islands
Date
» September, 2021
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
» One of two individuals present in the area at the same time. This wader is one of the most common Nearctic bird species in the Canary Islands, mainly during the autumn period. The age of the bird was confirmed by Tony Prater, expert in wader identification.