Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)

Scarce North American vagrant. Smaller than a Dunlin with a short legged - long bodied appearance. Black legs, buff breast and a quite noticeable loral spot are other key features. The September 2009 Marazion bird is featured here.

Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4020

Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09  IMG_4020



Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4152

Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09  IMG_4152



Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4179

Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09  IMG_4179 1_filtered



Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4159

Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09  IMG_4159 1



Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4157_filtered

Bairds Sandpiper Marazion 17 9 09  IMG_4157_filtered



Bairds Sandpiper and flies Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4050

Bairds Sandpiper and flies Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4050



Bairds Sandpiper and Dunlin Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4029 1

Bairds Sandpiper and Dunlin Marazion 17 9 09 IMG_4029 1



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