Calidris melanotos

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Related to Calidris melanotos: pectoral sandpiper, Calidrid
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Noun1.Calidris melanotos - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courtingCalidris melanotos - American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Calidris, genus Calidris - a genus of Scolopacidae
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Una acotacion interesante es que Calidris melanotos siempre fue observado en el mismo lugar.
Three species (blackpoll warbler Dendroica striata, pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos, and yellow-rumped warbler Dendroica coronata) were found only on control plots, and four species (Eastern kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus, lesser yellowlegs Tringa flavipes, spotted sandpiper Actitis macularia, and white-rumped sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis) were found only on mine plots.