Sandpipers, Phalaropes, & Allies

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Seasonal Key:

Winter = November – February
Spring = (February) March – May
Summer = June – July
Fall = (July) August – October

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Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Mike Baird

Lesser Yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Dick Daniels

Willet, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Mike Baird

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularia

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Mike Baird

Solitary Sandpiper, Tringa solitaria

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Len Blumin

Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Andreas Trepte

Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Mike Baird

Marbled Godwit, Limosa fedoa

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Joby Joseph

Black Turnstone, Arenaria melanocephala

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Alan Vernon

Red Knot, Calidris canutus

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Gregory Breese, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Sanderling, Calidris alba

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Wikimedia Commons User 4028mdk09

Semipalmated Sandpiper, Calidris pusilla

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Wikimedia Commons User Mdf

Western Sandpiper, Calidris mauri

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Alan D. Wilson

Least Sandpiper, Calidris minutilla

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Britta Heise

Baird’s Sandpiper, Calidris bairdii

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Marlin Harms

Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Andreas Trepte

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Calidris acuminata

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Wikimedia Commons User Alnus

Dunlin, Calidris alpina

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Frank Drebin

Stilt Sandpiper, Calidris himantopus

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Dan Pancamo

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tryngites subruficollis

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Tim Lenz

Ruff, Philomachus pugnax

Seasons: Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Martin Pettitt

Short-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Mike Baird

Long-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromu scolopaceus

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Wikimedia Commons User Basar

Wilson’s Snipe, Gallinago delicata

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Wikimedia Commons User Mdf

Wilson’s Phalarope, Phalaropus tricolor

Seasons: Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Len Blumin

Red-necked Phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus

Seasons: Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Mike Baird

Red Phalarope, Phalaropus fulicarius

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Fall

Breeder: No

Credit: Mike Baird

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