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Buff-breasted Sandpiper

(Tryngites subruficollis)
Size: 18-20 cm; wing span 43-47 cm
Weight: 45-95 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

NON-BREEDING

Frontal view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper in Samphire (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

Frontal view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, January 2019]

Lateral view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper; note the bright orange-yellow legs and feet and the almost featureless face
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

Lateral view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

Lateral view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

Dorsal view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

Dorsal view of a Buff-breasted Sandpiper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Port of Brisbane Wader Roost, Brisbane, QLD, December 2018]

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