Pectoral Sandpiper

Calidris melanotos

Length:

19cm to 23cm

Wingspan:

38cm to 44cm

Weight:

68g to 94g

Pectoral Sandpiper

About the Pectoral Sandpiper

The pectoral sandpiper gets its name from the brown breastband they have. They have mostly brown bodies with white bellies, yellowish-brown legs and long, downcurved bills.

What does a Pectoral Sandpiper eat?

Their diets consist of small creatures that live along the mud on shorelines.

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