Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Description:

The winter bird is very pale; almost white except for the dark shoulder patch.

Habitat:

It is a circumpolar Arctic breeder, and is a long-distance migrant, wintering south to South America, South Europe, Africa, and Australia

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

7 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

I love these birds - I've only seen them once, & that was in the Galapagos!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 9 years ago

Great pictures Ashley!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 9 years ago

Once you take photo's of birds yourself then you realize how difficult it can be. Great series and well done on the close ups!! ;)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Great series Ashley!

Nice series! I love watching these birds on the beach.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

What a beautiful photo of a wonderful little bird.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Sweet little guys.

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Texas, USA

Spotted on Jan 2, 2013
Submitted on Jan 8, 2013

Related Spottings

Correlimos Red Knot Sanderling Sanderling

Nearby Spottings

Orchid Hibiscus Asian Fairy-bluebird Downy Woodpecker

Reference

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team