Baird's Sandpiper

Calidris bairdii

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

BASA

Code 6

CALBAI

ITIS

HEAD

Baird's Sandpiper Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked
  • Crown Color: Brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Brown and gray.
  • Nape Color: Brown and gray-brown streaked.
  • Throat Color: Buff
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Baird's Sandpiper Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18-20 cm (7-8 in)
  • Weight: 63 g (2.22 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Pale brown and brown finely streaked breast, with white belly and sides.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown, scaled appearance.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Baird's Sandpiper Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-42 cm (15-16.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with edging.
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown with wide central black stripe.
  • Under Tail: White, gray and black.
  • Leg Color: Black to dark gray.
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