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Bird Species of the World's Boreal Forests

MAMMALS

   
Tryngites subruficollis
Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Description

Buff-breasted Sandpiper Distinguishing Features - small; bill shorter than head; overall colouration: buffy with darker blackish-brown crown and upperparts; buffy white below; legs, greenish-yellow; bill, blackish.

Habitat

Alaska and northwestern Canadian Arctic: drier grassy places near water, mossy tundra.

Diet

Earthworms, aquatic insets and larvae; seeds.




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