Least Sandpiper

Calidris minutilla

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The least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) is the smallest shorebird. The genus name is from Ancient Greek kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle for some grey-coloured waterside birds. The specific minutilla is Medieval Latin for "very small".

Fuentes y créditos

  1. (c) Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, todos los derechos reservados, https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/91154691
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calidris_minutilla

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