Photo Credit: Dave Cagnolatti & Weeks Bay Reserve Foundation

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Calidris mauri

STATUS: Common in winter, spring, and fall; rare in early summer; and fairly common in late summer in Gulf Coast regions. In other regions, occasional to rare in winter, uncommon to rare in spring, uncommon in late summer, and fairly common in fall. MODERATE CONSERVATION CONCERN.

HABITAT: Found on beaches, mudflats, and along pond edges and lakeshores.