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Photos of Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla

Last modified on 2023-01-15. Dedicated page for wildlife photographers. Here, you will find valuable information including camera settings, date, and location for each photo. For more information about the species itself, please visit our website Fauna & Flora Photography, Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)

The smallest shorebird, breeding in Canada, building the nest on the ground near water. This bird eats mostly insects, crustaceans and snails. Offsprings feed themselves and are able to fly within 2 weeks.

Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)


NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/800; Aperture f5.6; Iso 180;

Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)

This Least Sandpiper is almost hidden among the stones and sand of the beach near Tadoussac.


Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 135mm; Exposure 1/160; Aperture f5.6; Iso 125;

Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in Montreal and surrounding areas.

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