Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Stilt Sandpiper (Micropalama himantopus) - HBW 3, p. 530

French: Bécasseau à échasses German: Bindenstrandläufer Spanish: Correlimos Zancolín

Taxonomy: Tringa himantopus Bonaparte, 1826, Long Branch, New Jersey.
Should perhaps be included in genus Calidris, but more research required. Monotypic.

Distribution: N Alaska E to S Victoria I; W & S Hudson Bay. Winters from N Chile, Bolivia and SC Brazil to N Argentina and Uruguay; small numbers locally in S USA.

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