Oriental Bird Images
 

 
<<Previous       Next >> 
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos  
Pectoral Sandpiper
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :a coastal laterite hillock, Madayippara, Kerala, India
Date : 21 September 2013
English synonyms:American Pectoral Sandpiper, Grass Snipe
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Apparently the first Pectoral Sandipiper for South India.