Short-billed Dowitcher

The Short-billed Dowitcher is among the oddest shorebirds. Unlike other shorebirds, these birds choose to spend all their time on land and rarely ever go to coastal or wetland habitats. They are most abundantly found in grasslands, with healthy numbers indicating that their surrounding habitats are also healthy. They are also known for their beautiful, high-pitched whistles that seem to travel through distances and blend in with the surrounding scenery.

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