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semipalmate

[¦sem·i′päl‚māt]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having a web halfway down the toes.
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rear Blue Heron 11 5 3 Cattle Egret 0 0 0 White-faced Ibis 0 (1 0 American (nor 265 85 6 Sandhill Crane 6939 938 4790 Killdeer 0 0 1 Semipalmated Plover 0 0 0 Black-necked Stilt 0 0 0 American Avocet 32 59 44 Solitary Sandpiper 9 1 1 Spotted Sandpiper 0 0 0 Long-billed Curlew 158 77 477 Generic sandpiper 301 220 233 Long-billed Dowitcher 36 440 403 Wilson's Phalarope 0 (1 0 Laughing Gull 0 (1 0 Ring-billed Gull 327 1026 272 Herring Gull 27 0 15 Unidentified Gull 0 10 161 Caspian Tern 0 0 0 Total 26,960 19,499 24,153 Species 29/12/2011 14/01/2012 29/01/2012 Gr White-fronted Goose 2216 2547 0 Snow/Ross's Goose 22,546 18,776 5192 Tundra Swan 0 0 0 Mexican Duck 0 2 0 Mallard 269 159 18 Green Teal 16 80 0 Gadwall 0 0 36 Pintail 1 1 0 American Wigeon 23 0 0 Northern Showier 2848 4668 1615 Unid.
Another Semipalmated Sandpiper was at Ynyslas, Ceredigion last Friday.
Whether you're swimming, clamming, surfcasting or bird watching at the coast, expect to see now semipalmated and black-bellied plovers, ruddy turnstones, whimbrels, lesser and greater yellowlegs, red knots, spotted, solitary, pectoral, white-rumped, semipalmated, and least sandpipers, short-billed and long-billed dowitchers, Hudsonian godwits and sanderlings.
There were three semipalmated plovers, chunky but dapper, looking like undersized killdeer who'd lost one of the two black circles ringing their necks.
Effects of a commercial baitworm harvest on Semipalmated Sandpipers and their prey in the Bay of Fundy Hemispheric Shorebird Reserve.
When tiny semipalmated sandpipers embark on their annual odyssey from the Canadian Arctic to their winter residences in South America, they set out on one of the world's longest migrations.
The north central coast of Brazil is the most important wintering area in South America for roseate spoonbills, black-bellied plovers, ruddy turnstones, whimbrels, and willets, and is also critical fez sanderlings, semipalmated sandpipers, short-billed dowitchers, and red knots.
Even migrating shorebirds, such as the semipalmated sandpiper, depend on Fundy tides and associated vast mudflats for the provision of essential food to support their long migration from the Canadian North to South America.
The most numerous shorebirds stopping at MP are the Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) with total annual numbers ranging between 200,000 and 500,000 (Christie, pers.