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  1. G

    Galápagos - Floreana Island - Sandpiper ID?

    Hi all, Just returning from an amazing trip to the Galápagos. An incredible experience! Looking through my photos and came back to a peep I couldn’t identify at the time, and still having trouble. Seen on beach near Punto Cormorán on north side of Floreana island. There were two in a pair...
  2. Calidris fuscicollis

    Calidris fuscicollis

  3. S

    Sandpiper ID

    Least, Western, or something else? A freeze frame from video shot in central California in May. Sorry for the poor quality. Thanks.
  4. Temminckstrandläufer | Temminck's Stint

    Temminckstrandläufer | Temminck's Stint

    Small Wader on a big Stone
  5. Lakescape-949


    Two lovely species got together ... ... for this lucky shot ... Little Egret Green Sandpiper Village Mandoti Jhajjar India 8 August 2023
  6. A new lifer for me — Common Sandpiper

    A new lifer for me — Common Sandpiper

    Located right next to my apartment, there is what used to be an artificial lake. It has now been mostly drained and turned into a rainwater retention basin with a small stream flowing through the middle of it. It was at this former lake that I saw my very first Common Sandpiper today. I hadn't...
  7. Lakescape-870


    We were waiting for the red-headed buntings ... on the edge of the water body when ... ... this guy dropped in for a full frame portrait ... _________________ Wood Sandpiper Agrarian Wilderness Gurugram Haryana India 12 April 2021
  8. Least Sandpiper

    Least Sandpiper

  9. Lakescape - 783

    Lakescape - 783

    Truly obliged ... to get a pose ... ... like that ... ... and with that ... pleasant looking expression ... __________ Common Greenshank Gurugram : Haryana India
  10. Lakescape - 781

    Lakescape - 781

    Very elegant waders ... ... more so when ... they decide to pose well ... __________ Marsh Sandpiper Basai Wetland Gurugram, Haryana India
  11. Lakescape - 745

    Lakescape - 745

    Elegant waders these ... _______ Marsh Sandpiper
  12. Micah_G

    Least or Semiplamated Sandpiper -- Central Montana

    I was just birding yesterday in central Montana and found a dozen or more peeps on the edge of a small pond (I already ID'd the larger Bairds Sandpiper). I think they are Leasts because of their more brown plumage and having a little longer decurved bill compared to the Semi. You can find more...
  13. Wood Sandpiper

    Wood Sandpiper

  14. Common Sandpiper

    Common Sandpiper

  15. Purple Sandpiper

    Purple Sandpiper

    A bird that had eluded me for years, I happened across this one while hunting for Black Redstarts.
  16. jbpixels

    Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)

    or Green sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)? Regarding eye-stripe and chest transition. Your opinion please. Upper Bavaria, June 2022, gravel pit
  17. Lakescape - 710

    Lakescape - 710

    Lakescape - 710 Two lovely pipers ... Woodie and Greenie ... decided to pose by the pool ... ... Keeping it simple and cool ... _________ Gurugram Rural 12 April 2021
  18. Lakescape - 707

    Lakescape - 707

    Lakescape - 707 Common 'Puffball' Sandpiper It is known to hybridize with Spotted Sandpiper ... and Green Sandpiper __________ District Jhajjar Haryana India
  19. Lakescape - 701

    Lakescape - 701

    Lakescape - 701 Wood Sandpiper ... a migratory species here is smallest of the Shanks ... closely related to Common Redshank and Marsh Sandpiper ... They accumulate fuel load of upto 50 p c of their lean body weight and can potentially cross distances of upto 4490 km in one non stop...
  20. Three Peepers

    Three Peepers

    Left to right: Least Sandpiper, Black-bellied Plover, and Sanderling. I think. The various little sandpipers don't seem to be too concerned with staying sorted out by species. The only conflicts I saw were Sanderlings chasing each other.
  21. Bert

    Stint? Sandpiper? Alentejo Coast Portugal

    Hi All, I´m at a loss here. Photos were made on October 6,2021. On both photos the bird on the right should be a Dunlin, I think, but what bird is on the left? I do not think it is a Little Stint because it is lacking the white V on the back. Please help. Cheers, Bert
  22. Stilt Sandpiper

    Stilt Sandpiper

    Becasseau a echasses
  23. Semipalmated Sandpiper

    Semipalmated Sandpiper

    Becasseau semipalme
  24. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Becasseau a poitrine cendree They say males are distinctly larger than females. This must be a male.
  25. Sanderling