Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Pectoral Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): American Pectoral Sandpiper, Cox's Sandpiper
Old scientific name(s): Erolia melanotos
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RangeC. to ne. Palearctic and n. Nearctic;
C. and e. Siberia from the Taimyr Peninsula to arctic Alaska from Wales and Point Barrow e. to n. Yukon, n. Mackenzie, Banks Is., Victoria Is., Bathurst Is., Devon Is., n. Baffin Is., Southampton Is. to nw. Greenland s. to w. Alaska at Goodnews Bay, c. Mackenzie, se. Keewatin and s. coast of Hudson Bay to Cape Henrietta Maria.
Winters in s. South America (s. Bahia, Brazil and Banados del Este, Uruguay), Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia), Tasmania and New Zealand.
(1) Breeding range unknown.
Winters in Australia (n. Western Australia, ne. Queensland, ex. ne. and s. New South Wales (Lake Bathurst and Sidney area), s. Victoria and se. South Australia) and Hawaiian Islands.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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