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  • German
    • Alpenstrandläufer
  • Catalan
    • Territ variant
  • Scientific Names
    • Calidris alpina
  • French
    • bécasseau variable
  • 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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tiwane

Date

February 9, 2016 03:12 PM PST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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chamaeleo

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February 7, 2016 01:19 PM UTC

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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leibele

Date

the past

Description

Almost 1000

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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leibele

Date

December 7, 2015 12:02 PM CET

Description

40

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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jtuttle

Date

January 16, 2016 03:19 PM EST

Description

Approximate location.

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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terathopius

Date

June 14, 2015 08:05 PM HST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

wendy5

Date

January 28, 2016

Description

A few dozen Dunlin were looking for food at low tide alongside some Black-bellied Plovers and a couple of Black Turnstones. A boat frightened them and they flew off.

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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susanelliott

Date

January 28, 2016

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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finatic

Date

December 31, 2015 12:31 PM PST

Description

Galveston County, Texas, US

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

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finatic

Date

December 31, 2015 12:15 PM PST

Description

Galveston County, Texas, US

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

finatic

Date

December 31, 2015 12:32 PM PST

Description

Galveston County, Texas, US

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

finatic

Date

December 31, 2015 11:57 AM PST

Description

Galveston County, Texas, US

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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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