red-backed sandpiper


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Noun1.red-backed sandpiper - small common sandpiper that breeds in northern or Arctic regions and winters in southern United States or Mediterranean regionsred-backed sandpiper - small common sandpiper that breeds in northern or Arctic regions and winters in southern United States or Mediterranean regions
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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Breeding ecology and annual cycle adaptations of the Red-backed Sandpiper (Calidris alpina) in northern Alaska.
Molt cycle of the Red-backed Sandpiper (Calidris alpina) in western North America.
Latitudinal differences in the breeding and molt schedules of Alaskan Red-backed Sandpipers (Calidris alpina).