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  • Portuguese
    • Pilrito-comum
    • Pilrito-de-peito-preto
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    • Calidris alpina
  • French
    • b├ęcasseau variable
  • English
    • Dunlin
  • Spanish
    • Playero dorso rojo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • DUNL

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Recent observations

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

paloma

Date

November 23, 2014 01:22 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

finatic

Date

November 22, 2014 07:54 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Dunlin on right, Western Sandpiper on left.

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

tiwane

Date

November 21, 2014 02:39 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Behind back black-bellied plover

Photos / Sounds

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 18, 2014 01:04 PM PST

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 12:50 PM PST

Description

Dunlin? Are these possibly curlew sandpipers? Or stilt sandpipers? Legs seem dark, bill decidedly downturned. Is there a more common alternative for the location?

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

fm5050

Date

November 10, 2014 12:31 PM EST

Description

Ferry Point SP, Q. A. Co., MD November 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 13, 2014 11:07 AM PST

Description

...or Western?

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What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

royaltyler

Date

November 10, 2014 11:46 AM EST

Description

Folly beach birds

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Date

November 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

October 31, 2014

Place

Larache (Google, OSM)
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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.