Wood Sandpiper

Tringa glareola

This Wood Sandpiper was an unexpected find in Renews in November 1998 – the only record for Newfoundland and one of very few for eastern North America.
– Photo: Ken Knowles (November 14, 2008)

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Breeds across northern Europe and Asia and migrates to Africa, India and Australasia for the winter. It is a casual vagrant to North America with the vast majority of records from Alaska.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland – an individual at Renews from November 11-14, 1998.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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