Non-Breeding Birds Distribution Map

NatureMapping Observations throughout the year

Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus)

The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.

NM observation maps

NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.

Species Distribution Information

This shorebird species winters along both Mexican coasts Small numbers often winter at the Salton Sea. For nesting it goes to the tundra of the northern-most coasts of Alaska and the Northwest Territories. This sandpiper is a rare fall migrant in western Washington (Crockett Lake appears to be the best place). It is uncommon in fall and accidental east of the Cascade Mountains in spring.

Text edited by Gussie Litwer
Webpage designed by Dave Lester