Western Sandpiper

Calidris mauri - Bécasseau d'Alaska

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Calidris

  • Species
    :

    mauri

Descriptor

Cabanis, 1857

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 28 à 37 cm.
  • Weight
    : 25 à 42 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécasseau d'Alaska,
  • Correlimos de Alaska,
  • Pilrito-miúdo,
  • Bergstrandläufer,
  • alaszkai partfutó,
  • Alaskastrandloper,
  • Piovanello occidentale,
  • Tundrasnäppa,
  • Beringsnipe,
  • pobrežník aljašský,
  • jespák aljašský,
  • Alaskaryle,
  • tundrasirri,
  • territ d'Alaska,
  • Hólmatíta,
  • biegus alaskański,
  • Aļaskas šņibītis,
  • aljaški prodnik,
  • Перепончатопалый песочник,
  • ヒメハマシギ,
  • 西滨鹬,
  • 西濱鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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