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Willet chick (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) <!--아메리카큰도요-->
Subject: Willet chick (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus)
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Willet chick (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus)

North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve. A young Willet seems to be all legs and no wings.

Image ID: nerr0084, NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Masonboro Island, North Carolina

Photo Source:
The NOAA Photo Library
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA)

The willet (Tringa semipalmata formerly Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) is a large shorebird in the sandpiper family. Tringa semipalmata is found along the shores of North America and South America.

Scientific Name: Tringa semipalmata (Gmelin, 1789)
Common Names: Willet
French: Chevalier semipalmé; German: Schlammtreter; Spanish: Playero aliblanco
Taxonomy: Scolopax semipalmata J. F. Gmelin, 1789, New York, USA.
Synonyms: Catoptrophorus semipalmatus (Gmelin, 1789)

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