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Bird of the Week: Semipalmated Sandpiper


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Kathy
- 12 days ago - abcbirds.org
The dainty Semipalmated Sandpiper is named for the partial webbing between its toes; the word "palmate" means webbed. Often hard to see, this adaptation allows the birds to easily walk without sinking over the mud flats where they feed.



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Comments

Kathleen M (231)
Thursday November 9, 2017, 7:18 pm
S&N. Sandpipers have occupied a warm space in my heart since I first encountered them...thx so much for sharing Kathy!
 

Peggy B (39)
Thursday November 9, 2017, 8:43 pm
TYFS
 

Tania N (888)
Friday November 10, 2017, 1:55 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Angelflowers D (87)
Friday November 10, 2017, 2:11 am
Lovely little bird.👍
 

Ben O (178)
Friday November 10, 2017, 4:53 am
Cool little birdie, thanks Kathy!
 

Barb SiteIssues V (199)
Friday November 10, 2017, 10:39 am
Noted, Thank you
 

Ed Site Issues V (196)
Friday November 10, 2017, 11:48 am
Noted, Thanks
 
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