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Bird Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata)


John McDouall Stuart
Aug 5, 2011
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Scientific name: Calidris acuminata

Common Name: Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Scolopacidae

Other Names: N/A

Distribution: Summer migrant found throughout Australia.

Habitat: Wetlands.

Field Notes: straight black bill with olive grey base, white eyebrow, chestnut crown and nape, reddish brown upper parts, black tail and rump, white breast and flanks, olive legs.

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