least sandpiper

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Related to Calidris minutilla: pectoral sandpiper, Common Sandpiper
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Noun1.least sandpiper - smallest American sandpiperleast sandpiper - smallest American sandpiper    
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Erolia, genus Erolia - a genus of Scolopacidae
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Stomach contents of Calidris minutilla collected 19 January 2002 (percent by mass [mg]).
Guilds were as follows: large scolopacids-long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus), marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa), whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus); medium scolopacids-willet, yellowlegs; sandpipers-peeps, least sandpipers (Calidris minutilla), dunlin (C.
The second category includes the least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) and spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), which breed at lower latitudes within Alaska and occasionally occur in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range.
Other species occurring in the thousands include the Least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla), White-rumped Sandpiper (C.
These include Least and Western Sandpipers (Calidris minutilla and C.
SCOLOPACIDAE 8 Limnodromus griseus 114 90 0 9 Limosa fedoa 0 0 0 10 Numenius phaeopus 26 44 31 11 Actitis macularius 22 20 14 12 Tringa melanoleuca 56 75 20 13 Tringa flavipes 2 4 0 14 Tringa semipalmata 88 191 115 15 Arenaria interpres 89 45 77 16 Calidris alba 118 673 168 17 Calidris pusilla 0 85 70 18 Calidris mauri 378 904 1065 19 Calidris minutilla 76 73 29 Abundancia Acumulada 1232 2699 2004 Promedio Abundancia 65 142 105 Total de especies 17 18 15 por muestreo No.
En las aves nocturnas Tringa flavipes, Calidris minutilla y Phalaropus tricolor, incrementan durante la noche el comportamiento de alimentacion, por ser sus presas mas accesibles y para evitar a los depredadores diurnos (Andrei et al.
0.07 R Actilis macularius Spotted Sandpiper WR 0.95 C Calidris minutilla Least Sandpiper WR 0.17 U Gailinago delicata Wilson's Snipe WR Zsiraicla asiatica White-winged Dove O?