Tag: White-Rumped Sandpiper

Breeding Flight Display in the Female White-rumped Sandpiper

White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) Science Article 1 abstract Independent female aerial display or female participation in the aerial display of the male is virtually unreported. I present here my observations of an incident of female participation in the aerial flight display of the White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) at Barrow, Alaska. Brian J. McCaffery, Auk, volume […]

White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris fuscicollis | [UK] White-rumped Sandpiper | [FR] Becasseau a croupion blanc | [DE] Weissburzel-Strandlaufer | [ES] Correlimos Culiblanco | [NL] Bonapartes Strandloper Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics White uppertail-coverts contrast with dark rump and tail; yellow base to lower mandible; crown, cheeks, mantle and scapulars centred dark […]