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Trends in Canadian shorebirds

Appendix

Common and scientific names for shorebirds
Common NameScientific Name
Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
Snowy PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Piping PloverCharadrius melodus
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Mountain PloverCharadrius montanus
American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus
Black OystercatcherHaematopus bachmani
Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
WilletTringa semipalmata
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Black TurnstoneArenaria melanocephala
SurfbirdAphriza virgata
Red KnotCalidris canutus
SanderlingCalidris alba
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
Rock SandpiperCalidris ptilocnemis
DunlinCalidris alpina
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
Buff-breasted SandpiperTryngites subruficollis
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
American WoodcockScolopax minor
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius

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