Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Rock Sandpiper
Rock Sandpiper Calidris ptilocnemis
Described by: Coues (1873)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Erolia ptilocnemis
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RangeEx. ne. Siberia, Aleutians and ex. w. Alaska;
(1) Kuril Is., s. Kamchatka and Commander Is.
(2) E. Siberia on the Chokotsky Peninsula, St. Lawrence Is., Nunivak Is. and w. Alaska from Wales s. to Hooper Bay and w. Canada.
Winters s. to the nw. United States (Oregon) and locally in e. Japan.
(3) St. Matthew Is., Hall Is. and the Pribilof Is.
Winters on the Alaskan Peninsula.
(4) Aleutian Is. from Shumagin Is. e. to Sanak Is. and w. Alaska on the Alaskan Peninsula.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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