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Small to medium sized birds found wading along the shore
or in and upland habitats.
Most have long, narrow legs and wings.
Males and females look alike.


In Stanley Park
Actitis macularia Actitis macularia
Sandpiper, Spotted

 
Aphriza virgata Aphriza virgata
Surfbird

 
Arenaria melanocephala Arenaria melanocephala
Turnstone, Black

Calidris alba Calidris alba
Sanderling

 
Calidris alpina Calidris alpina
Dunlin

 
Calidris mauri Calidris mauri
Sandpiper, Western

Calidris minutilla Calidris minutilla
Sandpiper, Least

 
Calidris pusilla Calidris pusilla
Sandpiper, Semipalmated

 
Gallinago gallinago Gallinago gallinago
Snipe, Common

Limnodromus scolopaceus Limnodromus scolopaceus
Dowitcher, Long-billed

 
Numenius phaeopus Numenius phaeopus
Whimbrel

 
Phalaropus lobatus Phalaropus lobatus
Phalarope, Red-necked

Tringa melanoleuca Tringa melanoleuca
Yellowlegs, Greater

 
Tringa solitaria Tringa solitaria
Sandpiper, Solitary

 
 
 



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