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

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Title: Willets
Alternative Title: Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Creator: Karney, Lee
Source: WO-Lee Karney-3337
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Audience: (general)
Subject: Karney, Birds, Shorebirds, Sandpipers

Table Of Contents: This large sandpiper is easily identified by its loud, rolling call and by its flashing white wing patches, which are conspicious not only when the bird flies but also doing displays. Willets are social birds, nesting in loose colonies that are easy to locate because of the constant loud calling of the adults. If a predator such as a marsh hawk approaches a colony, several pairs may fly up to mob it.

Available: April 06 2004
Issued: March 31 2004
Modified: April 08 2004

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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