Semipalmated Sandpiper

Calidris pusilla
A Semipalmated Sandpiper specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Very common migrant from April to June and from July through November. Occasionally some remain in summer or winter. Found on mud flats and beaches. Upper parts are brown in spring, gray in autumn. The sexes are alike.

Specimen Information

Date: 5/24/1926
Collected By: Dr Paul Bartsch
Locality: Columbia Island, Washington DC
Sex: Female
Catalog ID: 306541