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(Calidris alba)

Sanderling Information
Length: 7 - 8"

Breeding habitat: Rocky arctic tundra.

During migration and in winter: Sandy ocean beaches, mudflats, sandy edges of inland lakes and
Photo © Don DesJardin
rivers. Click to enlarge
Diet: Small crustaceans (especially, sand
crabs), small mollusks, marine worms. On
breeding grounds, insects and their larvae.
Sanderling ID TipsIdentification tips for the Sanderling
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
         Sanderling Winter Map USGS  
        Winter Map (CBC)    
Additional Information:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photos, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.



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