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Image details:  
Image Description: Pectoral Sandpiper
Image notes: This is the most frequent American wader seen in Europe
Species in Image: Pectoral Sandpiper
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00725

General details:  
Common Name Pectoral Sandpiper
Latin Name Calidris melanotos
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Scolopacidae
Common Family Name Sandpipers, Snipes, Godwits, Curlews & Phalaropes
Description Rare Migrant from North America or Siberia. Since 1970 61 have been recorded in Shetland. Photographed Monday 8 Jun 1981, Sellafirth, Yell.
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