terrestrial

Baird’s Sandpiper

Length 18-19cm (7-7.5″). Rare passage migrant, with a few observations on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. Prefers rain pools and disturbed mangrove. Baird\’s Sandpipers breed in the Artic. Over a period of four days, the female can lay a clutch of eggs which exceeds her own body weight.

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