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Sandpiper, Sharp-tailed bird pictures


Sandpiper, Sharp-tailed bird picturesSHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER
238. Pisobia aurita. 9 inches.

This species is blackish-brown above, feathers strongly edged with reddish brown, white below except the breast, which is reddish brown.

Fairly common in summer on the coast of Alaska; in winter supposed to migrate south wholly on the Asiatic side of the Pacific.