Friday, 17 September 2010

Pectoral Sandpiper

This North American Wader, a Juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper was at Marazion today, the species was on return to its overwintering ground in South America and somehow landed at Marazion Marsh. Their are annual records of Pec Sand in Britain and are generally 1st winter birds they are either blown off course by weather systems, or have an under developed directional area of the brain. Please click on this link for more information.


  1. Great stuff Sam, your certainly capturing some rare birds this year! Good work

  2. I agree with Bob,well done to you both.

  3. Nice shots! He blends in well with his surroundings.