Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
STATUS: Native, Migratory, Least Concern
DESCRIPTION: They have a wingspan of 14.6-15.7 in. and weigh 1.2-1.8 oz.
HABITAT: Spotted Sandpipers live in areas mostly near freshwater, such as rivers, ponds, and lakes.
DIET: Their diet consists of insects, fish, and crustaceans.
NOTES: Spotted Sandpipers make “pee-weet” sounds and sometimes trill the “pee” part. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.