|Common Name:||Sandpiper, Semipalmated|
|Scientific Name:||Calidris pusilla|
|Area:||Ona Beach State Park, Oregon|
|Date:||August 31, 2013|
Semipalmated Sandpipers are very similar to the more common Western Sandpiper, but differ in the that they have a more rounded head, a shorter and straighter bill, and are general a little more grey than brown.
|Reference:||National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America by Dunn & Alderfer / The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America by Sibley / Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman||