Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Semipalmated Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Ereunetes pusilla
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RangeArctic North America;
Ne. Siberia (Chukotski Peninsula), w. and n. Alaska s. to Norton Bay and n. Canada from n. Yukon, n. Mackenzie, Arctic islands of Banks Is., Victoria Is., King William Is., c. Baffin Is. to n. Labrador and s. to w. Alaska (Yukon River delta), ec. Mackenzie, se. Keewatin, ne. Manitoba, Southampton Is., n. Ontario, n. Quebec and coast Labrador.
Migrates thoughout the United States.
Winters s. along the Pacific coast from s. Mexico to s. Peru and along the Atlantic coast s. from the West Indies and c. Mexico (Yucatan) to Brazil (Bahia), c. Argentia.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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