Birds of the World

Scolopacidae : Sandpipers

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Calidris pusilla

Adult breeding - Delaware, USA - July 2001

Semipalmated Sandpipers breed in arctic Canada and Alaska and winter in coastal South America.  They are commonly found in muddy, wetland habitats throughout most of USA during migration.

1st winter - Paracas, Peru - November 2008