A migratory sandpiper with dark streaks on the breast and a white belly, breeding chiefly in Arctic Canada.
Calidris melanotos, family Scolopacidae‘Other shorebirds noted in small numbers were black-bellied plover, American golden-plover, pectoral sandpiper, purple sandpiper, red phalarope, ruddy turnstone, and red knot.’
- ‘They did not observe the pectoral sandpiper and buff-breasted sandpiper, the next most numerous species in the present study.’
pectoral sandpiper/ˈpekt(ə)rəl ˈsan(d)ˌpīpər/ /ˈpɛkt(ə)rəl ˈsæn(d)ˌpaɪpər/
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