Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

Pectoral Sandpiper / Bécasseau tacheté (Calidris melanotos), Constantine, Algeria, 1 May 2017 (Aissa Djamel Filali)

First records of Pectoral Sandpiper for Algeria

The Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) breeds in northern North America (Canada and Alaska) and northern Siberia, and winters in southern South America, southeastern Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. It’s one of the most observed Nearctic species in Western Europe and also in parts of the west coast of Africa. For example, the species was removed …

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