Least Sandpiper Tracks and Sign

Tracks at beach, probing behavior

Track Notes: 7/8 to 1" length, Walk 1-1/4" to 4-3/4".
Symmetrical, toe 1 register often, webbing toe 3-4, metatarsal may or may not show.

Similar Species:
Spotted Sandpiper
- no hallux, walk pigeon toed, same habitat.
Plover- smaller, no hallux, walk more pigeon toed, smaller.

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All photos are taken by Terry Kem unless otherwise noted on image.