Spotted Sandpiper – 5/12/18
Observer: Deb Radovsky
Observation Date: 5/12/18
Observation Time: 7:30 a.m.
Observation Location: Lake Massapoag
Common Name: Spotted Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Actitis macularius
Comments: The Spotted Sandpiper is the most widespread breeding sandpiper in North America. Female Spotted Sandpipers sometimes practice an unusual breeding strategy called polyandry, where a female mates with up to four males, each of which then cares for a clutch of eggs.
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