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  • Scientific Names
    • 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

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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johnratzlaff

Date

April 25, 2015 02:31 PM EDT

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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jmaughn

Date

April 25, 2015

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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dpom

Date

April 25, 2015 07:07 AM PDT

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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leslie_flint

Date

April 25, 2015 07:25 AM PDT

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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kaitlin

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Large flock, 100+ birds

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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paul_norwood

Date

April 21, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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paul_norwood

Date

April 14, 2015 12:21 PM AKDT

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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direbecca

Date

April 18, 2015

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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jmaughn

Date

April 14, 2015

Description

Mixed in with Western Sandpipers.

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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danielgeorge

Date

April 14, 2015 07:18 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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dunlin Calidris alpina

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msieges

Date

March 27, 2015

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

allenpablo_95

Date

March 14, 2015 11:18 AM PDT

Description

I saw about 15 of these birds. They were ducking its head into the water searching for food. They few away as I got closer

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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.