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Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus   - Adult in winter plumage
Stilt Sandpiper
Photographer : © Yann Muzika
Location :Ibaraki, Honshu, Japan
Date : 28 September 2015
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Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Front right bird with Long-billed Dowitcher and Bar-tailed Godwit (right). Stilt Sandpiper is a rare vagrant (less than annual) to Japan and the Western Pacific YM
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