Sunday, January 3, 2021

Spoonbill Sandpiper - Eurynorhynchus pygmeus

The spoonbill sandpiper is a bird in the sandpipers and snipe family. 
The bird is featured in Linnaeus' Systema Naturæ from 1758, the starting point of scientific animal naming. 
Linnaeus gave him the name Platalea pygmea, which means dwarf pirate. 

5 photos.

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