Winters in South America, Australia, and New Zealand. In recent years it has been found breeding in Scotland. It is similar to the Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, a vagrant shorebird from Asia, that has been a fairly regular visitor to North America along the Pacific coast. They can be considered “grasspipers” more so than sandpipers. (P Freestone) Penryn Campus (vismig 7:15-9:00): 1220 Redwing, 23 Fieldfare, 1 Mistle Thrush, c10 Siskin. Gull-billed Tern flew past Pendeen Watch at 1400hrs. Available now at AbeBooks.co.uk - Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Amsterdam and New York - 1971 - Colour-printed lithograph, on fine hand-made paper. Hunt). The pectoral sandpiper is a polygynous specie that winters in the southern hemisphere but breeds on the shores of the Arctic Ocean. Kenidjack: Red-breasted Flycatcher near the engine shed. I was at Cliffe Pools yesterday looking for the pectoral sandpiper(s). Report sightings to: Email nibirds@live.co.uk, Text: 07973 403 146 or 07870 863 782 or Twitter: @nibirds See local bird pics at: www.nibirdpics.blogspot.co.uk The Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos), is a small wader. Bird track has recently recorded sightings of a pectoral sandpiper in the Musselburgh area, near Edinburgh. Some birds do have an extraordinary ability to find their way around the world. Calidris melanotos, family Scolopacidae In the first photo there seems to be a pectoral sandpiper between the two black-tailed godwits, but it was very distant. Primarily feeds on arthropods and other invertebrates. The conservation status for this species is "not assessed' in the UK because it only occurs as a rare migrant, and is not globally threatened. Note messy sides of breast, dark ventral streaking, prominent supercilium behind eye and rather flat crown; otherwise, resemblance to Pectoral Sandpiper C. melanotos is strong, with similar shape, pale bar on inner wing and pale mantle and scapular lines 180. Pectoral Sandpiper: New workings, Eversley, Moor Green Lakes: 1: R Murfitt: 08:20: On East fen. Is it a pectoral sandpiper? (D Oakley-Martin) Godrevy: 24 Raven, 4 Chough, 1 Merlin. Breeds on Arctic tundra in Russia and North America. Pectoral sandpiper ? Sheet size: 26 3/4 x 39 7/8 inches (approx). The conservation status for this species is "not assessed' in the UK because it only occurs as a rare migrant, and is not globally threatened. Zennor – Hen Harrier (1+) at Trewey Common at 1700hrs The Pectoral Sandpiper is a rare migrant to the UK, Isle of Man, and Ireland with more than 50 records per year on average. The Pectoral Sandpiper is a rare migrant to the UK, Isle of Man, and Ireland with more than 50 records per year on average. The first records of Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata for Mozambique and continental Africa (1–2 adults, 4 February–16 April 2018), and additional records of Pectoral Sandpiper C. melanotos in Mozambique (1–2 birds, 20 February–31 March 2018) are reported, all at Macaneta, Maputo province. The pectoral sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) is a small, migratory wader that breeds in North America and Asia, wintering in South America and Oceania.It eats small invertebrates.Its nest, a hole scraped in the ground and with a thick lining, is deep enough to protect its four eggs from the cool breezes of its breeding grounds. Meaning of pectoral sandpiper in English: pectoral sandpiper. The curlew sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) is a small wader that breeds on the tundra of Arctic Siberia. However I have discovered some speculation that pectoral sandpipers turning up in the UK and Western Europe may actually be on a migration route to Africa from either North America or Siberia rather than blown off course by Atlantic weather systems. of London, who received … More photos on Bob Sharples blog here.. Marazion: 2 ad, 1 2w & 1 1w Med Gulls on the beach. Image size: 19 1/4 x 27 7/8 inches. General Description Described as a larger version of a Least Sandpiper, the Pectoral Sandpiper is a medium-sized shorebird with a heavily streaked breast, sharply contrasting clear, white belly, and yellowish legs. Tresco (Isles of Scilly): (RBA - the UK birders news service) Please only view from the public footpath. New Passage/Northwick: 1 Greylag, 1 Garganey, 11 Collared Dove, 50 Oystercatcher, 4 Lapwing, 5 Ringed Plover, 10 Curlew, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Turnstone, 2 Ruff, Knot, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Sanderling, 200 Dunlin, 3 Little Stint, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 200 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 3 Wheatear, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 400 Linnet (D Parker) Cot valley: Wood Warbler, Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 2+ Firecrest, 17 Goldcrest, flocks of 7 & 9 Long-tailed Tit, Grey Wagtail, Green Woodpecker and 2 Sparrowhawk. The Pectoral Sandpiper is a mid-sized shorebird identified by its yellow legs and striped breast. (D Parker) Also Yellow-browed Warbler again. Davidstow – PECTORAL SANDPIPER at Davidstow Airfield on runways. Description The Pectoral Sandpiper is a largish calidrid (and hence not traditionally included with the smallish stints), with a grey-brown back, brownest in the summer male, and greyest in winter. 294]. Excellent condition. Home UK English pectoral sandpiper. The Pectoral Sandpiper remained on Pilning Wetland for it’s 8th day where other sightings included 2 Little Stints, a Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Golden Plover, 7 Grey Plover, single Ruff and Sanderling, 550 Dunlin, 40 Ringed Plover, 25 Knot, 70 Oystercatchers, 100 Black-tailed Godwits, 50 Curlew, 110 Oystercatchers, 20 Lapwings, 90 Redshank, 30 Snipe, 2 Little Egrets, a Garganey, 11 Pintail, 300 Canada Geese, 110 … The genus name is from Ancient Greek kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle for some grey-coloured waterside birds. and a yellow-browed warbler on 30/9. Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata) are two very similar waders. Pectoral Sandpiper: A scarce migrant to the UK and Ireland. Least Sandpiper † Calidris minutilla A White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis A Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis A Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos A Semipalmated Sandpiper † Calidris pusilla A Western Sandpiper † Calidris mauri A Long-billed Dowitcher † Limnodromus scolopaceus A A migratory sandpiper with dark streaks on the breast and a white belly, breeding chiefly in Arctic Canada. Hayle – Pectoral Sandpiper at Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryan’s field at 0745hrs. 22/09/17: Pectoral Sandpiper: New workings, Eversley, Moor Green Lakes: 1: R Murfitt: 10:30: Repoerted by G Duffus as now on East fen - viewable via bridleway. Also Red-necked Phalarope, Great Shearwater, Sabine’s Gull (11), Leach’s Petrel (8), Long-tailed Skua, Balearic Shearwater (9), Great Northern Diver and Storm Petrel (31) flew past Pendeen … Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Probably the most frequently-occuring North American vagrant to visit the UK, however an unknown (but probably small) proportion of birds that are found here probably come from the east as there's also a population breeding in Siberia. The Pectoral … Foage Valley: 2 Firecrest. Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats. This is not a British bird, they’re scarce passage migrants from America and Siberia, a young Pectoral sandpiper is a “blowover” from the east coast of the USA in all likelihood. It has also lately been found in England, and I have seen a specimen of it in the possession Of WILLIAM YARRELL, Esq. Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at Morrison’s car park and on power lines opposite B&Q entrance at 1615hrs (Thanks B.Dallas). 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