White-rumped Sandpiper

White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) at a pond in Linden (Photo by Kester Clarke www.kesterclarke.net)

The White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) is a small migratory bird from Canada and Alaska. It travels south for the winter.

The White-rumped Sandpiper is a relatively small bird. The top of its body is a dull grey-brown and it has a white eye stripe, medium beak and dark legs.

Its diet consists of small invertebrates, including aquatic invertebrates and seeds.

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