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Solitary Sandpiper -
(Tringa solitaria)



  • Medium-sized sandpiper
  • Brown with light spots above, light below
  • White eye ring
  • 8.5" (22 cm.)


  • Shallow marsh, ponds

Additional Information

  • Fairly common migrant
  • Bobs or teeters while walking
  • Nests in boreal forest near water

Solitary Sandpiper walking in the mud flats

Solitary Sandpiper near the water edge 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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