Least Sandpiper

Range:

This species can be found in the northern area of North America in tudra or bogs. They migrate to the southern United States and northern South America.  They are rarely seen in western Europe.

 

Description:

They have greenish legs and a short thin dark bill.  This species is brown with dark brown streaks on top and white underneath, with green colored legs, and a dark clored bill.  A thin line above the eye and a dark crown. In winter they are grey.

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Least Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Bill Shape
dagger
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
hawaii
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
tapered-wings
Habitat
agricultural
mudflat
coasts
Marshes
Color
brown
Body Shape
sandpiper
Size
small
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
sandpipers, phalaropes and allies - scolopacidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species