Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) - HBW 3, p. 523

French: Bécasseau de Baird German: Bairdstrandläufer Spanish: Correlimos de Baird

Taxonomy: Actodromus Bairdii Coues, 1861, Great Slave Lake, Canada.
Formerly placed in genus Erolia or alternatively in Pisobia. Monotypic.

Distribution: Wrangel I and Chukotskiy Peninsula E across N Alaska and N Canada to Ellesmere I, N Baffin I and NW Greenland. Winters in W & S South America.