National Geographic : 1946 Sep
Birds of Timberline and Tundra 317 Six Inches of "Sandpeep" Seek to Cover a Large Nestful of Eggs Smallest of shore birds, the least sandpiper is sometimes mistaken for its cousin, the semipalmated sand piper (Plate XIV). It breeds from northwestern Alaska to Newfoundland. Two Churchill Neighbors, a Snow Bunting (right) and Lapland Longspur Both breed near the top of the world, the snow bunting laying its eggs as far north as land is found. In migration or on winter feeding grounds the Lapland longspur (Plate X) often associates with this bunting.