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Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus

Described by: Bonaparte (1826)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Micropalama himantopus


Medusa Marsh, Erie County, Ohio, USA - Aug 26, 2005 © William Hull  Oxbow Wetlands Area, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA - Aug 23, 2006 © William Hull  Oxbow Wetlands Area, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA - Nov 23, 2006 © William Hull  Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA - Aug 2, 2002 © Joseph W. Hammond  Weld County, Colorado, USA - May 11, 2003 © Steve Messick 
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Arctic North America;
Two populations;
N. Alaska w. to Prudhoe Bay and e. in n. Canada from n. Yukon, n. Mackenzie, s. Victoria Is. and se. Keewatin along shores of w. and s. Hudson Bay, ne. Manitoba and n. Ontario at Cape Henrietta Maria.
Winters in sc. South America and locally in the s. United States.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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