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  Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)

Curlew Sandpiper | Calidris ferruginea photo
Calidris ferruginea

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Curlew Sandpiper | Calidris ferruginea photo
Curlew Sandpiper

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Curlew Sandpiper | Calidris ferruginea photo
Calidris ferruginea, Yunlin County, Taiwan

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CURLEW SANDPIPER FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Calidris
Species:ferruginea
Common Name:Curlew Sandpiper

Relatives in same Genus
  Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (C. acuminata)
  Sanderling (C. alba)
  Dunlin (C. alpina)
  Baird's Sandpiper (C. bairdii)
  Red Knot (C. canutus)
  White-rumped Sandpiper (C. fuscicollis)
  Pectoral Sandpiper (C. melanotos)
  Little Stint (C. minuta)
  Long-toed Stint (C. subminuta)
  Great Knot (C. tenuirostris)