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Rock Sandpiper --(Calidris ptilocnemis) (64961 bytes)

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Rock Sandpiper
Calidris ptilocnemis

I think this bird is still very much in winter plumage. The leg that is visible is still yellow, there is very little rufous coloring on the wings, and the belly is still very light.

Location: Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka, Alaska

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