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Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea   - Pullus
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Photographer : © Tuomo Jaakkonen
Location :Chukotka, Russian Federation
Date : 14 July 2004
English synonyms:Spoonbilled Sandpiper, Spoonbill Sandpiper, Spoon-bill Sandpiper
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :Current population estimate is between 300 and 500 breeding pairs and declining. - TJ
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