#1. "RE: Shore bird ID help" | In response to Reply # 0kodiak photo Nikonian since 28th Feb 2013Mon 13-May-13 01:15 AM
Yep, you are right!
Scientific name: Calidris alba
The Sanderling is a small wader. It is a circumpolar Arctic breeder,
and is a long-distance migrant, wintering south to South America,
South Europe, Africa, and Australia. It is highly gregarious in winter,
sometimes forming large flocks on coastal mudflats or sandy beaches.
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#2. "RE: Shore bird ID help" | In response to Reply # 1a4str Nikonian since 29th Jun 2012Mon 13-May-13 01:24 AM
Boy that was fast!!
Thanks for your confirmation. I used Peterson's Field Guide to Birds to make the initial ID but wanted to make sure I, in fact, had the right bird.
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