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Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Description:

Dunlin are about 8 1/2 inches long, and these are in winter plumage. Note the black legs and longish bill with slightly down curve at the tip. In breeding plumage, they have a black spot on their belly and their back is rustier.

Habitat:

Mud flats where they can probe for the food with their medium long bill. Nest on the tundra across Siberia, Alaska and Canada.

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2 Comments

Thanks mauna Kunzah! It was a special moment with them.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 8 years ago

Beautiful!

KathleenMcEachern
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KathleenMcEachern

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Jan 17, 2013
Submitted on Jan 18, 2013

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