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Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

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Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Calidris
Species: alpina

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This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Traverse City, Michigan
Walkerton, Virginia

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

Also known as the red-backed sandpiper for it's roufus breeding ploumage. A migratory bird in Michigan I have only seen them in their drab greys. Fourtunately the large dark belly spot gives their ID away.


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