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Calidris alpina


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  • proper n. A taxonomic species within the genus Calidris — the dunlin.


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  • The most abundant are dunlin (Calidris alpina), bar-tailed godwit (Limosa lapponica), curlew sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) and redshank (Tringa totanus) all with populations of over 100,000 birds.

    Atlantic coastal desert

  • Calidris alpina took advantage (as did gulls and various other waders).

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science


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