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  • Danish
    • Almindelig ryle
  • Italian
    • Piovanello pancianera
  • French
    • Bécasseau variable
  • Korean
    • 민물도요
  • German
    • Alpenstrandläufer
  • Catalan
    • Territ variant
  • Scientific Names
    • Calidris alpina
  • English
    • Dunlin
  • Spanish
    • Playero dorso rojo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • DUNL
  • Hebrew
    • חופית אלפינית
  • Portuguese
    • Pilrito-de-peito-preto
    • Pilrito-comum
  • Russian
    • Чернозобик
  • Belarusian
    • Кіркун вялікі

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Recent observations

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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mrfish33

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January 16, 2017 07:55 AM PST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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hfabian

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January 19, 2017 02:11 PM PST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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hfabian

Date

January 19, 2017 01:58 PM PST

Description

In flight. Mixed flock.

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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hfabian

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January 19, 2017 01:53 PM PST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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kevinhintsa

Date

January 19, 2017 02:15 PM PST

Description

Several Dunlin in this mixed flock , including the one next to the Greater Yellowlegs . They are very dark in comparison with the other shorebirds here .

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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kevinhintsa

Date

January 19, 2017 01:56 PM PST

Description

Also one Western Sandpiper in the photo .

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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ross2

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January 19, 2017 03:44 PM PST

Description

The birds in front of the terns

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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wildmarin

Date

January 18, 2017 09:57 AM PST

Description

with western sandpipers and a least in the bottom of the image

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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mrfish33

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January 15, 2017 04:21 PM PST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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nlblock

Date

January 3, 2017 03:32 PM EST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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mrfish33

Date

January 13, 2017 10:26 AM PST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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mrfish33

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January 13, 2017 09:18 AM PST
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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.
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