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    • Calidris alpina
  • French
    • b├ęcasseau 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

Photos / Sounds

What

dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

bbunny

Date

December 9, 2014 09:53 AM PST

Description

with Willets for scale in 2nd image

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

dpom

Date

December 10, 2014 12:04 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

taogirl

Date

November 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

davidclark425

Date

December 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 8, 2014 08:49 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 8, 2014 08:36 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

mainebirder

Date

November 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

finatic

Date

November 30, 2014 10:14 AM PST

Place

Robb Field (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Dunlin are the larger birds, Western Sandpipers are the smaller ones.

Photos / Sounds

What

dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

taogirl

Date

November 29, 2014

Description

this bird and some others were missing one leg; while a group of birds were resting and many held up one leg, this bird did not have one to put back down. it hopped across the beach.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

taogirl

Date

November 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

taogirl

Date

November 26, 2014

Description

not sure on this ID but seems similar in size to the sanderling

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

john8

Date

November 23, 2014 08:46 AM PST

Description

Seal Beach NWR

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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.