Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) [version 1] American Ornithologists’ Union 1st edition (): Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia) [version 1] American. Spotted Sandpiper cm; ยท5 g; wingspan cm. Smallish size and neatly spotted underparts distinctive; greenish-brown upperparts with dark. Spotted sandpipers (Actitis macularius) are found throughout North and Central America, including the western Caribbean islands. Their breeding range.

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Acitis sandpipers use vocalizations and physical displays to communicate. While many shorebirds are known for their spectacular migratory gatherings, Spotted Sandpipers migrate singly or in small groups to their wintering grounds, which extend from the extreme southern United States to southern South America.

Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius. This includes Greenland, the Canadian Arctic islands, and all of the North American as far south as the highlands of central Mexico.

Unlike most shorebirds, maculariua migrate singly or in small groups. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia. Fairly certain this was an alarm type cal as the bird was pacing back and forth and seemed to be reacting to my proximity. Related taxa Other related concepts Actitis [hypoleucos x macularius] hybrid Actitis [hypoleucos or macularius] taxon group Other synonyms Arawak: Bird checklists – taxonomy – distribution – maps – links.

This page was last edited on 26 Julyat Hunting for immobile food starts at days, and stalking moving prey begins at days. Adult spotted sandpipers are taken by least weaselsshort-tailed weasels and a variety of raptors. This characteristic teetering behavior has led to the common names of teeter-peep, teeter-bob, jerk or perk bird, teeter-snipe, and tip-tail Nelson Spotted sandpipers live year-round along the western coast of the United States and in parts of California.


However I did note a second Spotted Sandpiper silently scurry away. Playero Alzacolita Spanish Nicaragua: We do not have a complete account for this species.

Actitis macularius Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius chicks are brought up mostly by the male, and feed themselves. Recommended citation Van Gils, J. Male and female spotted sandpipers look alike, but the female is a little larger. When flushed, typical call is an extended series of the same notes: Piro piro macchiato Japanese: Hays, ; Machlarius, et al. Playero manchado Spanish Colombia: Vegetation is made up mostly of grasses, the height and species diversity of which depend largely on the amount of moisture available. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Search Avibase search Browse by families.

The second type is a lower pitched smooth arch-shaped note which peaks at approx 3.

They may also catch insects in flight. They replace each other macularisu stray birds may settle down with breeders of the other species and hybridize.

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It can also be found on beaches. It winters along the the Pacific Coast in the west. Piro piro macchiato, Piro-piro macchiato, Piro-piro maculato Japanese: Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. Often, spotted sandpipers will dip insects in water before eating them, although the reason for this is unclear. Consist of weet weet and peet peet peet and are given on the ground or in flight.


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For monogamous breeding pairs, the male and female territories are essentially identical. These sandpipers will be able to breed the next summer when they are about 1 year old. Negative There are no known adverse effects of spotted sandpipers on humans. Spotted sandpipers employ walking, macu,arius, climbing, and flying as means of locomotion.

During each summer breeding season, females may mate with and lay clutches for more than one male, leaving incubation to them. The nests are built in the ground and consist of weeds or stems padding a shallow depression in the dirt.

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Food and feeding Mainly aquatic and terrestrial insects, e. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Spotted sandpipers Actitis macularius are found throughout North and Central America, including the western Caribbean islands.

Epiphytes and climbing plants are also abundant. Minatitlan, refineria de SAnta Alejandrina, Veracruz. In winter it can be found in shallow, muddy lagoons; creeks; canals and mudflats. Physical displays are used to threaten others, to solicit a mate and to show submission, among other purposes.