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Broad-billed Sandpiper

(Calidris falcinellus)
Size: 16-18 cm; wing span 37-39 cm
Weight: 25-50 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Broad-billed Sandpiper at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

NON-BREEDING

Lateral view of a Broad-billed Sandpiper in non-breeding plumage; note the downward kink near the tip of the bill
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, November 2018]

Lateral view of a Broad-billed Sandpiper in non-breeding plumage, right, with a Red-necked Stint (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, January 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Broad-billed Sandpiper in non-breeding plumage; note the downward kink near the tip of the bill
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, January 2019]

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