BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER

(Tryngites subruficollis)

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Roberts VI / VII 282 / 261
Clements 2000 62.0830
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-85

 

 

Rare Straggler

 

 

 

 

 

 

A small to medium bird (about 20 cm) breeding in Alaska and extreme northern Canada. It migrates to tropical South America and is a rare straggler to Southern Africa. It inhabits tidal mudflats and short grasslands, where it lives off insects, spiders and seeds.

 

List of Stamps showing Buff-breasted Sandpiper

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No stamps issued