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Calidris ptilocnemis

Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis

Chulixta{, sakucha{ aku{ haang chugum kugan asxuunulax, quganas kungis uku}azas. Uku}al agungis hakangis quuhmliix angali{tana{ liidazas, iga{tal agungis igasingis quhmal ama qaxchikdakus uku}azas.

Qan'gim aslaan hasinal txidix as iga{takus uku}azas, iga{tal agungis hingaanu{tal aqadagungis udaanu{tanas liida{ agu{tal iga{tazas. Chulixtas hawaa tanam ilan hunakucha{ agu{tal nagan isxa}izas. Siching saahmlam chid}aayugan angalidigagan tu{ila}ii aaka{ saahmla{tazas.

Chulixtas liidas haang malgakus, itxa{taa}utazas, smii}is chulixtas liidanaa{takus aku}aan chulixtas ilagaan angunaa}utazas.

Chulixtas slum huzuu udang azas. Slu{ masxal aguun tanam qudgan agacha saahmla}izas, tanam chi}il}i}ingis asxuunulax kii}uusis ilan saahmla}izas. Slum aslaan hakagan angalingis txidix isxanal chumnugim qaxchikdaa, quhma{ ama qaxchikda{ angali{tazas.

Chulixta{ tunul aguun hmigala}na{ liida{ agu{taku{ tutalgaza{. Hagumataku{ slum aslaan isxagan ahmi}a axsxamasuguu tunul alquna{ liida{ agu{taza{.

 

Rock Sandpiper - Calidris ptilocnemis

A rock sandpiper is a small bird usually seen on sand or rocks. When a sandpiper is seen it looks grayish in color. When in flight its wings are black and white. During the winter they fly in great flocks, when flying they seem to go side by side zig-zagging as they fly.

There are other sandpipers that are similar to the rock sandpiper, but they are different. Among these are the smii}i{ which is larger than the rock sandpiper.

They lay their eggs in a hollow on the mossy tundra. About four olive-buff spotted eggs are laid.

The sandpipers are present all year round. During the summer, the sandpipers nest near swamps or on top of the high hills. They change color in the summer to brownish, black and white.

When the sandpiper calls, it can be heard making whistling sounds. Sometimes during the summer, maybe when their nests are approached too closely, they fly around making all kinds of noise.

Qigu{ - Gavia immer
Common Loon
Qaqa}i{ - Gavia stellata
Red-throated Loon
Aagayuu}i{ - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pelagic Cormorant
Ingatu{ - Phalacrocorax urile
Red-faced Cormorant
Qukin}i{ - Olor columbianus
Whistling Swan
Qagmangi{ - Philacte canagica
Emperor Goose
Aa}i{ - Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Amtatu{ - Anas acuta
Pintail
Qii{chiida{ - Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal
Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis
Lesser Scaup
Saaku{ - Somateria spectabilis
King Eider
Kasami{ - Somateria mollissima
Common Eider
Tamgaalu{ - Melanitta deglandi
White-winged Scoter
Qugaangi{ - Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Hanim Kamgituu - Bucephala clangula
Common Goldeneye
Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola
Bufflehead
Aanglaa}i{ - Clangula hyemalis
Oldsquaw
Kaaxadgi{ - Histrionicus histrionicus
Harlequin Duck
A}laaya{ - Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Ti}la{ - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald Eagle
A}diikas - Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani
Black Oystercatcher
Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis
Rock Sandpiper
Sluka{ - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-wing Gull
Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ulungt{a{ - Uria aalge
Common Murre
Siihmlu{ - Cepphus columba
Pigeon Guillemot
Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiguus
Ancient Murrelet
Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata
Horned Puffin
Uxchu{ - Lunta cirrhata
Tufted Puffin
Tutuutu{ - Nyctea scandiaca
Snowy Owl
Qanglaa}i{ - Corvus corax
Common Raven
Maadugaa{ - Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Bunting
Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia
Song Sparrow
Chilu{ - Calcarius lapponicus
Alaska Longspur
Qatxaya{ - Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

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