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Spotted Sandpiper
Actitis macularia

ADULT In summer plumage, has rich brown upperparts marked with dark spots and streaks on back. Under… read more

Aphriza virgata

ADULT In breeding season, has heavily streaked head, neck, and mantle; scapulars are marked with ora… read more

Ruddy Turnstone
Arenaria interpres

ADULT In summer, has bold patches of orange-red on back, white underparts, and bold black and white … read more

Black Turnstone
Arenaria melanocephala

ADULT In winter, has dark blackish brown upperparts with clear horizontal demarcation from white und… read more

Upland Sandpiper
Bartramia longicauda

ADULT Has gray-brown upperparts, feathers on back with dark centers creating barred effect. Underpar… read more

Calidris alba

ADULT WINTER Has mostly uniform dull gray upperparts and white underparts. Black outer margins to fl… read more

Calidris alpina

ADULT SUMMER Has a reddish brown back and cap, whitish underparts with bold black belly, and streaki… read more

Baird's Sandpiper
Calidris bairdii

ADULT SUMMER Has gray-brown, almost silvery looking, upperparts with dark centers to some back feath… read more

Red Knot
Calidris canutus

ADULT SUMMER Has orange-red on face, neck, and underparts; many back feathers have black and orange-… read more

White-rumped Sandpiper
Calidris fuscicollis

ADULT SUMMER Has rufous on back and bold streaking on crown, neck, and chest; markings are arrowhead… read more

Stilt Sandpiper
Calidris himantopus

ADULT SUMMER Beautifully marked with chestnut on crown and ear coverts, broad pale supercilium, and … read more

Purple Sandpiper
Calidris maritima

ADULT SUMMER Has chestnut-brown crown and feather margins on back; face and neck are streaked and no… read more

Western Sandpiper
Calidris mauri

ADULT SUMMER Has striking rufous crown and ear coverts, and dark-centered rufous back feathers. Unde… read more

Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos

ADULT SUMMER Has brown upperparts overall, back feathers with dark centers and buff margins. Crown i… read more

Least Sandpiper
Calidris minutilla

ADULT SUMMER Has streaked brown head and neck, with reasonably clear demarcation from mostly white u… read more

Rock Sandpiper
Calidris ptilocnemis

ADULT SUMMER Has chestnut-brown crown and feather margins on back; face and neck are streaked and no… read more

Semipalmated Sandpiper
Calidris pusilla

ADULT SUMMER Has streaked brown upperparts, neck, and chest, and otherwise white underparts. Many ba… read more

Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

ADULT In breeding season is gray-brown overall, but heavily streaked on head and neck, and with dark… read more

Wilson's Snipe
Gallinago delicata (Gallinago gallinago)

ALL BIRDS Have brown upperparts overall and pale underparts, dark bars on flanks and unmarked on cen… read more

Wandering Tattler
Heteroscelus incanus

ADULT In breeding season, has dark gray upperparts and paler underparts heavily marked with dark bar… read more

Short-billed Dowitcher
Limnodromus griseus

ADULT summer Has most feathers on back beautifully patterned with dark centers and orange margins, a… read more

Long-billed Dowitcher
Limnodromus scolopaceus

ADULT summer Has beautifully marked upperparts, back feathers with dark centers and orange or white … read more

Marbled Godwit
Limosa fedoa

ADULT Looks pale buffy orange overall, darkest on back and wings. In summer plumage, close inspectio… read more

Hudsonian Godwit
Limosa haemastica

ADULT SUMMER MALE Has beautifully patterned feathers on back, tertials, and upper wing coverts, with… read more

Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa lapponica

Breeding male recalls Hudsonian, with variably orange-red body plumage, spangled brown and black on … read more

Long-billed Curlew
Numenius americanus

ADULT Has mainly warm buff plumage, flushed orange-brown on back, belly, and breast, and particularl… read more

Numenius phaeopus

ADULT Has gray-brown plumage overall with fine, dark streaking on neck and breast. Back and wing fea… read more

Red Phalarope
Phalaropus fulicaria

ADULT breeding Female has orange-red plumage on neck and underparts, dark crown, and white facial pa… read more

Red-necked Phalarope
Phalaropus lobatus

ADULT breeding Female has brown upperparts (many back feathers have yellow-buff margins), white thro… read more

Wilson's Phalarope
Phalaropus tricolor

ADULT breeding Female is stunning, with black and maroon stripe on side of neck and peachy orange th… read more

American Woodcock
Scolopax minor

ADULT Has brown upperparts overall, but feathers on back and wings are adorned with narrow black lin… read more

Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes

ADULT In summer, has back feathers beautifully patterned with brown, black, and white. Head and neck… read more

Greater Yellowlegs
Tringa melanoleuca

ADULT In summer plumage, has beautifully patterned brown, black, and white feather markings on back … read more

Solitary Sandpiper
Tringa solitaria

ADULT In summer plumage, has dark brown upperparts, feathers on back are finely marked with pale mar… read more

Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Tryngites subruficollis

ADULT Has streaked crown, nape, and back, and dark centers to otherwise buff feathers on wings. Unde… read more

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