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The common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) belongs to the family Scolopacidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Common sandpiper taxonomy

The Scolopacidae is the family of sandpipers, curlews and snipes. The family Scolopacidae was first described by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (22 October 1783 – 18 September 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815.

The family Scolopacidae comprise fifteen genera, including genus Actitis. The genus Actitis is polytypic containing two species, Actitis hypoleucos and Actitis macularia.

The genus Actitis was first introduced by Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger (19 November 1775 – 10 May 1813), a German entomologist and zoologist, in the year 1811.

The species Actitis hypoleucos was first described (as Tringa hypoleucos) by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The species Actitis hypoleucos is closely related to the spotted sandpiper (A. macularia).

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Actitis hypoleucos
Species:A. hypoleucos
Common sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
1.Common sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Vengolis

Actitis hypoleucos
2.Common sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Juan Emilio

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3.Common sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Dr. Raju Kasambe

Actitis hypoleucos
4.Common sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Alpsdake

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5.Actitis hypoleucos
Image by JJ Harrison

Actitis hypoleucos
6.Common sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Charles J Sharp

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7.Common sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Bernard DUPONT

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8.Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Alun Williams333

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9.Actitis hypoleucos
Image by Derek Keats
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1.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Vengolis | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 10/17/18
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Author: Juan Emilio | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 10/17/18
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Author: Dr. Raju Kasambe | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 10/17/18
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Author: JJ Harrison | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 10/17/18
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Author: Charles J Sharp | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 10/17/18
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Author: Bernard DUPONT | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 10/17/18
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Author: Alun Williams333 | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 10/17/18
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Author: Derek Keats | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 10/17/18
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