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Semipalmated Sandpiper on the Colville River Delta, Alaska

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A Semipalmated Sandpiper on the bow of a boat on the Colville River Delta in northern Alaska. This picture was taken during the Changing Arctic Ecosytems project.  The band recoveries of this species were from as far away as Peru.  These birds are only about 25 grams a piece.


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