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American Golden-Plover

American Golden-Plover
Pluvialis dominica
This inspiring, robin-sized shorebird should receive a medal for its incredible annual odyssey from Argentina to the Arctic tundra, a distance of over 20,000 miles, with about 3,000 miles of it over open water. More

American Woodcock

photo of American woodcock
Scolopax minor
This remarkable bird is a short-necked, short-legged, terrestrial shorebird with a long bill. The eyes are set back on its head. When this bird is flushed, its short wings make a startling whirring sound. More

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May is a good month to see black-necked stilts and other shorebirds on wetland mudflats. More

Black-Necked Stilt

A photo of a black-necked stilt.
A photo of a black-necked stilt. More

Missouri's Shorebirds

A photo of a black-necked stilt.
With its large areas of mudflats and shallow water, the northwest region is your best bet for seeing shorebirds in Missouri. More

Ring-Billed Gull

Video of ring-billed gulls in the wild. More

The Odyssey Birds

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upland sandpapier
A bevy of migrating shorebirds sojourn in Missouri. More