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 Western 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 Western Sandpiper.

Use the links below to view the Western 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 Western Sandpiper sightings.
Western Sandpiper Archives Reports
Fall 2003 10
Spring 2003 1
Winter 02-03 0
Fall 2002 0
Summer 2002 0
Spring 2002 0
Winter 01-02 0
Fall 2001 5
Summer 2001 0
Spring 2001 0
Winter 00-01 0
Fall 2000 4
Summer 2000 0
Spring 2000 0
Winter 00-99 0
Fall 1999 2
Spring/Summer 1999 0

NMB Database
Seasonal Percentage Graph
For: Western Sandpiper

Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
Active Database - Fall 2003
View Fall 2003 sightings.
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Official Seasonal Count Summaries for the Western Sandpiper
Fall 1999-Spring 2002
Western 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

Ereunetes mauri Cabanis
Western Sandpiper

The status of this species in Michigan is little known. There are 6 definite records: L. W. Campbell collected a specimen (U.M.M.Z.) in the Erie marsh, Monroe County, on August 8, 1936. Trautman reported 2 individuals in the Erie marsh on September 13, 1932, and 1 on September 9, 1934; 2 at Whitmore Lake, Washtenaw County, on July 17, 1934, and 1 on August 20, 1935. Harold Mayfield collected a specimen (U.M.M.Z) in Erie Township, Monroe County, on August 21, 1943.

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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