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 Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Status in Michigan
Uncommon Transient

Early Spring Date

Late Fall Date
Note: Early and Late Dates are being researched.
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Count totals in the NMB Databases for Buff-breasted Sandpiper.

Use the links below to view the Buff-breasted Sandpiper reports in the respective databases.
If there are zero sightings for a particular season, that database will return no results.

Active Database - Spring 2005
View Buff-breasted Sandpiper sightings.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Archives Reports
Fall 2003 21
Spring 2003 0
Winter 02-03 0
Fall 2002 11
Summer 2002 0
Spring 2002 0
Winter 01-02 0
Fall 2001 55
Summer 2001 0
Spring 2001 0
Winter 00-01 0
Fall 2000 65
Summer 2000 0
Spring 2000 0
Winter 00-99 0
Fall 1999 24
Spring/Summer 1999 1

NMB Database
Seasonal Percentage Graph
For: Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
Active Database - Fall 2003
View Fall 2003 sightings.
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Official Seasonal Count Summaries for the Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Fall 1999-Spring 2002
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Note: Some species will not be present in the WPBO archives and will return no records.

Search "The Birds of Michigan" text.

Home - Foreword - Preface - Introduction - Hypothetical List - Literature Cited

Historical Text

Tryngites subruficollis (Vieillot)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper

There are eight definite records: 2 specimens (1 in U.M.M.Z.) collected at Kalamazoo, September 17, 1875, by Gibbs (1879: 493); 3 specimens col- lected at Grand Prairie, Kalamazoo County, September 14, 1882, by B. F. Sykes; 1 specimen (at Hope College, Holland) collected in Ottawa County, September 7, 1896; a male (Max M. Peet collection) collected at Fish Point, Tuscola County, September 28, 1925, by Peet; a male (U.M.M.Z) collected at Duncan Bay, Cheboygan County, August 18, 1931, by F. N. BIanchard; individuals observed at Whitmore Lake, Washtenaw County, one on July 29, 1934, the other, August 18, 1935, by Trautman; and 1 observed at Duncan Bay, Cheboygan County, September 9,1936, by Theodora Nelson.

Mueseum of Zoology, University of Michigan, No. 75
The Birds of Michigan
By: Norman A. Wood
University of Michigan Press
August 28, 2023

Digitized by: Keith F. Saylor
[email protected]

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