Marsh Sandpiper

Tringa stagnatilis

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

ARDPUR

ITIS

HEAD

Marsh Sandpiper Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Brown-gray
  • Forehead Color: Brown-gray
  • Nape Color: Brown-gray
  • Throat Color: White, Brown and Gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Marsh Sandpiper Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22-24 cm (8.66-9.45 in)
  • Weight: 51-57 g (1.8-2 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: White, Brown and Gray.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Marsh Sandpiper Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 41-43 cm (16-17 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White, Brown and Gray.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow-green
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