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(Calidris alba)

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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 rivers.

Diet: Small crustaceans (especially, sand
crabs), small mollusks, marine worms. On
breeding grounds, insects and their larvae.
Sanderling ID TipsIdentification tips for the Sanderling
Calls of the Sanderling, including flock calls
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
         Sanderling Winter Map USGS  
        Winter Map (CBC)    
Additional Information:

Description, diet, breeding, range, habitat, threats, and conservation. Includes photos. (From Wildscreen Arkive)



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