Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos (Vieillot, 1819)

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Scolopacidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Calidris melanotos Biometrics

Wingspan: 42 - 49 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 19 - 23 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Occasional
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Occasional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Only 1 record
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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