Merritt Island NWR, Brevard County, FL, November 2015.
Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758), Dunlin, Tringa glareola (Linnaeus, 1758), Wood Sandpiper, Tringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758), Common Redshank, Anas crecca Linnaeus, 1758, Eurasian Teal, Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758, Northern Pintail, Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758, Mallard, and Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758), Greylag Goose, Ishøj Strand, Denmark, 21 August 2016
Dunlin (Calidris alpina), Alviso, Santa Clara County, California - 1 May 2011.
Dunlin (Calidris alpina), alternate plumage, Bair island, Redwood City, San Mateo County, California - 28 April 2013.
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...