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Family Description
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

Arenaria melanocephala Arenaria melanocephala
Turnstone, Black

Calidris alba Calidris alba

Calidris alpina Calidris alpina

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

Phalaropus lobatus Phalaropus lobatus
Phalarope, Red-necked

Tringa melanoleuca Tringa melanoleuca
Yellowlegs, Greater

Tringa solitaria Tringa solitaria
Sandpiper, Solitary


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