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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Common Sandpiper

Bird Sightings - Common Sandpiper

Common Sandpiper

Actitius hypeoleucos

Gaelic: Luatharan, Gob-a-da-liridh, Fidhleir bòrd-an-locha

Photograph © Carl Chapman
Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
April 2007

 

Our Common Sandpiper photographs

Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper

 

  • Common Sandpiper
  • Actitius hypeoleucos
  • Gaelic: Luatharan, Gob-a-da-liridh, Fidhleir bòrd-an-locha
  • WI: Fairly common migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs)

 

Common Sandpiper records in the Western Isles

Fairly common migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Common Sandpiper is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

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