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.
NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.
This rather large shorebird can be seen in winter on the rocky coasts of southern California, Baja California, and the west coast of Mexico. It appears casually inland during migration. For nesting it seeks the gravelly stream banks of western AlaskaText edited by Gussie Litwer