Sandpiper, Pribilof bird picturesPRIBILOF SANDPIPER
235b. Arquatella maritima ptilocnemis. 9 inches.
This bird has the feathers of the upper parts edged with rusty and the under parts light, with a distinguishing patch of black on the breast.
Three or four eggs of a grayish buff color, spotted and blotched with brown, laid on the ground in a depression with a light lining of grass (1.50 x 1.05).