The Solitary Sandpiper is shaped like the Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, but is smaller than both and has shorter, greenish legs. The bill is straight, thin, and of medium length. The dark back is covered in light spots, and the head is streaked gray. The head is dark enough that the white eye-ring is fairly distinct. The tail pattern, seen in flight, is distinctive. The outer edges are white, barred with black, with a dark center. The wings are entirely dark underneath, sharply contrasting with the white belly.

First Sighting of Year

Sunday, July 19, 2015 Scarborough ME United States
Saturday, August 13, 2016 2€“198 Koobs Pit Rd Rangeley town ME United States
Thursday, August 10, 2017 110 Belvedere Rd Damariscotta ME United States
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 2-70 Marcy St Portland ME United States
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