Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
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The pectoral sandpiper is a rare palearctic migrant in East Africa, the bird in the above photos being the second time in Tanzania. Note the decurved bill, yellow-green legs and the dark, streaked breastband. Both photos were taken at Lake Manyara (12-17) and are courtesy of Zul Bhatia.

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Last Update this page: 12-07-17