- n. Plural form of sanderling.
“There was a small flock of sanderlings (Calidris alba), along with the usual cormorants.”
“Dunlin, black-bellied plovers, semipalmated plovers, sanderlings, semipalmated sandpipers, ruddy turnstones, and other shorebirds too far away to identify are all hanging out together.”
“That was about it except for some very distant sanderlings and cormorants.”
“There were tons of semipalmated and least sandpipers, some sanderlings, two semipalmated plovers and one piping plover.”
“Maybe if I had the special fog-penetrating binoculars :- All the usual gull suspects put in appearances, as did sanderlings, semipalmated sandpipers, more willets, and tons and tons of cormorants.”
“Two sanderlings weaving in and out among them look ridiculously small and hyper compared to the black-bellieds.”
“The sanderlings are still noshing on coquinas in Cape May.”
“The amazing thing about sanderlings is that every year they fly nearly eight thousand miles to get to their wintering ground.”
“Then one of the sanderlings got too close and the plover attacked it.”
“Yes, they were PIPING PLOVERs -- well 11 of them were, the other two were sanderlings.”
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