Solitary Sandpiper

(Tringa solitaria)

Status: Migrant. Last recorded on site in 2021

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is rare on site.

Occurs as a common migrant throughout the lab. It can be found in low wet areas, along creeks, and on the shores of ponds and lakes. This bird is more likely to be found in wet wooded areas than other shorebird species.

Photographer: Ed Teune.