Semipalmated Sandpiper

Calidris pusilla - Bécasseau semipalmé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Calidris

  • Species
    :

    pusilla

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 34 à 37 cm.
  • Weight
    : 25 à 40 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécasseau semipalmé,
  • Correlimos Semipalmeado,
  • Maçarico-rasteirinho / Pilrito-rasteirinho,
  • Sandstrandläufer,
  • Kis partfutó,
  • Grijze Strandloper,
  • Piro piro semipalmato,
  • Sandsnäppa,
  • Sandsnipe,
  • pobrežník piesočný,
  • jespák srostloprstý,
  • Tyknæbbet Dværgryle,
  • kanadansirri,
  • territ semipalmat,
  • Fitjatíta,
  • biegus tundrowy,
  • smilšu šņibītis,
  • krpljasti prodnik,
  • Малый песочник,
  • ヒレアシトウネン,
  • 半蹼滨鹬,
  • 半蹼濱鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt), Permanent Inland Deltas ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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