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Sanderling (Calidris alba)

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Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Calidris
Species: alba (AL-ba) (Info)

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This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida
Traverse City, Michigan
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

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Neutral audsrz On Jan 5, 2011, audsrz from Traverse City, MI
(Zone 5a) wrote:

A migratory visitor to Michigan, this bird is very common in May/ June and again in Aug/ Sept. Most easily recognized by its habit of "chasing" the waves in small groups.


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