Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata Horsfield, 1821Reviewable (MD/DCRC)  Synonyms: SHAS, SPTS.

Status:

Rare vagrant to North America. First Maryland record was an adult found by Matt Hafner at Swan Creek in northern Anne Arundel Co. (8/30/2017) (pending MD/DCRC acceptance).

There are 11 records in the project database.

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An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/31/2017). Photo by Dan Haas. (MBP list)

A Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/31/2017). Photo by Dan Haas. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (left) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/31/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (undertail) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/31/2017). Photo by Dan Haas. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in flight at Swan Creek in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Clive Harris. (MBP list)

A Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in flight in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper at Swan Creek in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/30/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper at Swan Creek in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/30/2017). First state record found by Matt Hafner. Photo by Matt Hafner. (MBP list)


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