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 shorebird occurs in winter only along the US coasts, in the west from California south through Baja and Mexico, and in the east from New Jersey down. Nesting takes place exclusively along the north and east coasts of Alaska.Text edited by Gussie Litwer