Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Among the first birds I photographed in Fair Isle was this Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) - a vagrant from North America. I gather they breed in the open tundra of the high Arctic, and winter in the grasslands of South America.

Posted: September 30th, 2010
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