|Site Of Nest:
Clearings near ponds in the boreal forest region
from Alaska to Quebec.
They nest on the ground, usually in open dry locations.
Mainly insects, small fish and crustaceans.
The legs are yellow. The bill is slim, straight, and
uniformly dark. The breast is streaked and the flanks are finely marked
with short bars.
They migrate to the Gulf coast of
the United States, the Caribbean, and south
to South America. This species is a regular vagrant to western
Europe; in Great Britain about five birds arrive each
year, mostly between August and October, with the occasional
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