BAIRD'S SANDPIPER

(Calidris Bairdii)

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Roberts VI / VII 278 / 256
Clements 2000 62.0730
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-74

 

 

Rare Straggler

 

 

 

 

 

 

A small to medium bird (17-19 cm), breeding in northern Canada and migrating to South America. It is a very rare straggler to southern Africa, inhabiting grassy marshes, shores and mudflats. It lives off aquatic invertebrates.

 

List of Stamps showing Baird's Sandpiper

 Country

SG

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Year

Value

No stamps issued