Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes)  
Genus: Actitis (1 species, 2 worldwide)


Spotted Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Bluffer's Park, Toronto, Canada
  Breeding birds have spots.
   
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Spotted Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Biscayne National Park, Florida, USA
  Unsppotted birds are more common in tropical America.
   

Northern migrant. A medium-sized sandpiper which is continually lifting its rump.


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