Utah Bird Profile
 Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius

Name Roots: (Gr. aktites, "a dweller on the sea coast" - L. macula, "spot")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: shoreline gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in wetlands and lowland riparian habitats.

by Jack Binch

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