Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis maculariusYesterday, there were half a dozen Spotted Sandpipers (Actitis macularius) around Green-Wood’s Sylvan Water. Another was spotted at the Dell Water. Along with Solitary Sandpipers, this is one of the few sandpiper species that you will find on inland, fresh, waters. I’ve never seen this many at one time. Actitis maculariusFrom much farther away, but this gives you a good sense of scale compared to a male House Sparrow.

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