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    • Calidris alpina
  • French
    • bécasseau variable
  • English
    • Dunlin
  • Spanish
    • Playero dorso rojo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • DUNL
  • Portuguese
    • Pilrito-de-peito-preto
    • Pilrito-comum

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Recent observations

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

cullen

Date

February 20, 2015 09:07 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

cullen

Date

February 19, 2015 08:51 AM CST

Description

with Sanderling

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

cullen

Date

February 19, 2015 08:47 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

james5

Date

February 15, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

February 15, 2015

Description

In the upper right, behind a Ruddy Turnstone

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

pintail

Date

February 17, 2007

Description

Seosan

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

finatic

Date

January 25, 2015 03:02 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

finatic

Date

January 25, 2015 12:23 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

keimwj

Date

January 20, 2015 04:14 PM EST

Description

20 Jan 2015.
Manasquan Inlet, Monmouth Co, NJ.
Dunlin have the longer, thinner bills and browner body tones.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

acryptozoo

Date

January 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

dwest

Date

December 27, 2014 11:31 AM PST

Description

Just the smallest in the center foreground. ?Western?

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Description from Wikipedia

The Dunlin (Calidris alpina) is a small wader, sometimes separated with the other "stints" in Erolia. It is a circumpolar breeder in Arctic or subarctic regions. Birds that breed in northern Europe and Asia are long-distance migrants, wintering south to Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East. Birds that breed in Alaska and the Canadian Arctic migrate short distances to the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America, although those nesting in Northern Alaska overwinter in...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.