Spotted Sandpiper

(Actitis macularius)



Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: Likely but not confirmed

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

This species is a common migrant and summer breeder. They can be seen along the edges of ponds and lakes throughout the lab.

Photographer: Gene Oleynik.
This bird is in winter plumage


Photographer: Dan Johnson.
This bird is in summer plumage