Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius

A rare vagrant to the UK from North America. Compared to some other American waders relatively few reach the east coast of England, so Norfolk can go several years without between records.

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Spotted Sandpiper, Island View Beach, Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada), 13th September 2006

 

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Spotted Sandpiper, Finney Lake (California, USA), 22nd April 2005

 

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Spotted Sandpiper, Hayle Estuary (Cornwall, UK), 3rd March 2007

 

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Spotted Sandpiper, Fort Myers Beach (Florida, USA), 17th April 2013

 

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Spotted Sandpiper, Flamingo (Florida, USA), 24th April 2013

 

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Spotted Sandpiper, Flamingo Amphitheater (Florida, USA), 18th April 2013

 

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Spotted Sandpipers, Ding Darling, Sanibel Island (Florida, USA), 16th April 2013

 

adult Spotted Sandpiper, Chew Valley Lake (Avon, UK), 1st October 2011