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Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) - HBW 3, p. 521

French: Bécasseau d’Alaska German: Bergstrandläufer Spanish: Correlimos de Alaska

Taxonomy: Ereunetes Mauri Cabanis, 1857, South Carolina.
Formerly placed in genus Ereunetes with C. pusilla. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Chukotskiy Peninsula and W & N Alaska. Winters on Pacific coast from N California to N Peru, and locally down Atlantic coast from S New Jersey through Gulf of Mexico and West Indies to Surinam.