Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii

A rare visitor to the UK from North America. Both sets of photos below show birds outside of their normal range, though they're not nearly as rare on Vancouver Island as they are in Suffolk.

Baird's Sandpiper, Island View Beach, 10-Sep-06 Baird's Sandpiper, Island View Beach, 10-Sep-06
Baird's Sandpiper, Island View Beach, 10-Sep-06 Baird's Sandpiper, Island View Beach, 10-Sep-06
Baird's Sandpiper, Island View Beach, 10-Sep-06 Baird's Sandpiper, Island View Beach, 10-Sep-06

juvenile Baird's Sandpiper, Island View Beach, Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada), 10th September 2006

 

Baird's Sandpiper, Minsmere, 2-Oct-04 Baird's Sandpiper, Minsmere, 2-Oct-04
Baird's Sandpiper, Minsmere, 2-Oct-04 Baird's Sandpiper, Minsmere, 2-Oct-04

juvenile Baird's Sandpiper, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 2nd October 2004