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Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius (Linnaeus, 1766)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Manuel Grosselet 2019-08-25 Ahome, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (0 m) Nocturnal Flight call, flight call -

tascam Dr05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

498128
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Paul Marvin 2017-12-17 Estero Llano Grande SP, Weslaco, Hidalgo County, Texas, Hidalgo (United States) (20 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

452792
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Martin St-Michel 2014-07-13 Parc national des Grands-Jardins, Charlevoix, Québec, Capitale-Nationale: Charlevoix (Canada) (700 m) alarm call, flight call -

Agitated adult perched on a submerged log with chicks hiding in thick vegetation nearby. Habitat: lake, shrubland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

193409
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Antonio Xeira 2016-05-21 Tawas Point, Michigan, Michigan (United States) (180 m) call -

Editing: High-pass filter, cutoff frequency 1kHz, some amplification.

Equipment: Olympus WS-822 digital recorder with Audio-technica ATR 6550 shotgun.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

391160
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-12-28 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) flight call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

448472
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Bobby Wilcox 2016-06-27 Ravenal Ranch, Lyon County, Nevada, Nebraska (United States) (1700 m) alarm call, call -

Fairly certain this was an alarm type cal as the bird was pacing back and forth and seemed to be reacting to my proximity. About 20ft away along a rocky banked river, likely had a nest or young nearby. Amplified and high pass filter with Audacity.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

333584
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius William Whitehead 2019-06-10 Hawk Rise Sanctuary (near Linden), Union County, New Jersey, Union (United States) (0 m) alarm call -

Pee Pwee alarm call trying to draw me away from the nest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

480225
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Antonio Xeira 2016-05-30 Glen Haven, Leelanau County, Michigan, Leelanau (United States) (180 m) call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

319718
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-02-21 Ipojuca, Pernambuco, Pernambuco (Brazil) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

415533
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius John V. Moore 2003-11-00 Guayas: Salinas, Guayas & Santa Elena (Ecuador) (10 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD 10-20 birds at dusk

playback-used:no

257520
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Paul Marvin 2016-09-03 Gator Creek, Merritt Island NWR, Brevard County, Florida, Brevard (United States) (0 m) flight call -

flew as I walked by

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

334369
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Nick Komar 2016-08-03 Prewitt Reservoir, Washington County, Colorado, Washington (United States) (1200 m) call, flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

330062
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius John V. Moore 2003-11-00 Guayas: Salinas, Guayas & Santa Elena (Ecuador) (10 m) flight calls, calls from ground -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD 3 birds at dusk

playback-used:no

257519
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Nick Komar 2016-06-19 Loveland, Larimer County, Colorado, Larimer (United States) (1500 m) call -

Perched on a wooden post between a wheat field and a corn field.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

323225
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius John V. Moore 2003-03-00 Guayas: Salinas, Guayas & Santa Elena (Ecuador) (10 m) take-off and flight calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257518
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Kent Livezey 2018-10-01 Rio Caña, Ngäbe-Buglé, Ngöbe Buglé (Panama) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

437171
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Pamela C. Rasmussen 17 Dec 2012 Costa Rica: Guanacaste; Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Ostional, Area de Conservacion Tempisque (9.9967, -85.7029) , Costa Rica (Costa Rica) (0 m) calls - quality: good 16201
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Paul Marvin 2017-12-19 Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX, Starr (United States) (100 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

453002
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Paul Marvin 2018-10-29 J Street Marina, Chula Vista, San Diego Co, California, San Diego (United States) (0 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

448942
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Kelley Nunn 2015-05-23 East Marlborough (near Kennett Square), Chester County, Pennsylvania, Chester (United States) (110 m) flight call -

Nocturnal flight call of SPSA.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

245659
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Richard E. Webster 2015-05-05 San Simon Cienega, Cochise County, Arizona, Cochise (United States) (1100 m) call -

calls in flight

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

322583
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Martin St-Michel 2017-05-27 Baie-du-Febvre, Nicolet-Yamaska, Québec, Centre Bois-Francs: Nicolet-Yamaska (Canada) (10 m) flight call -

Habitat: freshwater marsh, field.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

389976
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Albert Lastukhin 2017-01-18 Sámara, Provincia de Guanacaste, Guanacaste (Costa Rica) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

371207
xeno-canto.org
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius Bobby Wilcox 2018-06-21 McCarran Ranch, Storey County, Nevada, Washoe (United States) (1300 m) alarm call, call -

About 20ft away near river bank. Very agitated, so I was likely close to nest or chicks.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

422425
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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