Calidris cooperi (Baird, 1858)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1833



Long Island, New York, U.S.A.


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Baird, S. F. (1858). Birds, in: Baird, Cassin & Lawrence, Rept. Explor. Surv. Rail. Route Pac, Ocean, 9 (reprinted in Baird, 1860, The Birds of North America. Lippincott: Philadelphia).

Other references:

Cox, John B. (1989). Notes on the affinities of Cooper's and Cox's Sandpiper. S. Austr. Ornithol. 30: 169-181. 

Cox, John B. (1990a). The enigmatic Cooper's and Cox's Sandpiper. Dutch Birding 12: 53-64.

Cox, John B. (1990b). The measurements of Cooper's Sandpiper and the occurrence of a similar bird in Australia. S. Aust. Ornithol. 30: 169-181.

Monroe, Burt L. Jnr. (1991). A reconsideration of the Massachusetts "Cox's sandpiper". American Birds [1991]: 232-233.


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