Western Sandpiper

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Compare with Semipalamated Sandpipers. The size, thicker neck, and rufous on the scapular are good fieldmarks.

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Industrial Park, Jessup

Photos 1-3 (August 11, 2011) by Bill Hill. Photo 4 (August 12, 2011) by Kurt Schwarz

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Browns Bridge July 31, 2012 Photo by Kurt Schwarz

Also see video of Western Sandpiper by Kurt Schwarz on YouTube