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Least Sandpiper- (Calidris minutilla) 

Identification

  • Sparrow sized with brown back and head
  • White underside, streaked breast
  • Yellow to greenish legs
  • 6" (15 cm.)

Habitat

  • Marsh and pond edges
  • Mudflats

Additional Information

  • KVR migrant Species
  • Sandpipers are known as "Peeps"
  • Winters as far south as Brazil

Least Sandpiper forages among vegetation

Least Sandpiper wading in the shallows 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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