Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Willet
Willet Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Tringa semipalmatus
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RangeC. and e. North America;
(1) Nw. United States in e. Oregon and Idaho and sc. Canada in c. Alberta, s. Saskatchewan and sw. Manitoba s. to ne. and ec. California, w. Nevada, c. Utah, n. Colorado, w. and n. Nebraska and e. South Dakota.
Formerly breed in Iowa, w. and se. Minnesota.
Winters s. to the Galapagos, Peru, n. Chile and s. Brazil (e. Bahia).
(2) Atlantic coasts of e. Canada from s. New Brunswick, Prince Edward Is., w. Newfoundland and Nova Scotia and e. United States to s. Florida and s. Texas. West Indies (Bahamas,Cuba, Beata Is. off Hispaniola, Puerto Rico?, Virgin Is. (Anegada and St. Croix), Grand Cayman Is., Los Roques Is. off Venezuela). Possibly in the n. Lesser Antilles.
Bunche Beach, Lee County, Florida, USA - May 26, 2001 Source: William Hull
Siesta Key, Sarasota County, Florida, USA - Jun 2, 2001 Source: William Hull
Siesta Key, Sarasota County, Florida, USA - Feb 19, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is running along a beach.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Florida Museum of Natural History
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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