Calidris Sandpipers, Stilt Sandpiper and Ruff

Calidris Sandpipers, Ruff and Buff-breasted Sandpiper Species Index

Species shown in descending chronological order:-

Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta) – Road from Narra to Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines, 26th January 2012


Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) – Moon Glow Dairy, Moss Landing, California, 5th September and 7th September and Shoelenberger Marsh, SE of Petaloma, 14th September 2011

Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) – Moss Landing, 7th September and Morro Strand Beach State Park, California, 10th September 2011

Sanderling (Calidris alba) – St Marys Island, Northumberland, 5th March 2011


Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) – St Marys Island, Northumberland, March 2011


Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 23rd June 2009


Dunlin (Calidris alpina) – St Marys Island, Northumberland, 5th March 2011 and Rainton Meadows, Co Durham, 8th July 2011


Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) – St Marys Golf Course, Isles of Scilly, 1st Oct 2004

Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)

Red Knot (Calidris canutus)

Temminck’s Stint (Calidris temminckii)

Stilt Sandpiper (Micropalama himantopus)