Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Siberian Pectoral Sandpiper, Cox's Sandpiper, Cooper's Sandpiper
Old scientific name(s): Erolia acuminata
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Ne. Siberia from the Lena River delta to the Kolyma River and probably Chukotski Peninsula.
Winters in Taiwan s. to Australasia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales (Fivebough Swamp, Leeton Swamp), Victoria, South Australia), Tasmania, Polynesia and Hawaiian Islands. Occasionally from Alaska to California.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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