Dunlin
Calidris alpina

– small wader, roughly size of a starling
– nocturnal migrant, to lesser extend diurnal
– migrates singly or in dense flocks, at roosts often in huge flocks

BIF746_MPU_I1Q6026_150701_dunl-1-AD-BREED_d_ruegen
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, AD BREED
BIF0746, 01/07/15, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF747_MPU_I1Q6027_150701_dunl-1-AD-BREED_d_ruegen
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, AD BREED
BIF0747, 01/07/15, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
BIF1213, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
BIF1215, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß
BIF204_MPU_I1Q1596_131008_dunl_wermsd
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
BIF0204, 08/10/2013, Schadebacher Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF205_MPU_I1Q1586_131008_dunl_wermsd.jpg
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
Ruff Calidris pugnax, 1CY M
BIF0205, 08/10/2013, Schadebacher Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze

Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, AD BREED -> NBREED, 1CY
BIF1212, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea, 1CY
BIF1251, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
BIF1214, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß
BIF749_MPU_I1Q6304_150701_dunl-FL-AD-BREED_curlsandp-FL-AD-BREED_d_ruegen
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, AD BREED
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea, AD BREED
BIF0749, 01/07/15, Rügen, Germany, Mathias PutzeBIF750_MPU_I1Q7065_150212_dunl-FL-WIN_curlsandp-FL-WIN_oman_bar-al-hikman
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, NBREED
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea, NBREED
BIF0750, 12/02/15, Bar Al Hikman, Oman, Mathias Putze
BIF748_MPU_I1Q6065_150701_dunl-FL-AD-BREED_d_ruegen
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, AD BREED
BIF0748, 01/07/15, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF206_MPU_I1Q1785_131009_dunl-flock_schadeb
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
BIF0206, 09/10/2013, Schadebacher Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF207_MPU_I1Q1788_131009_dunl-flock_schadeb
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, 1CY
BIF0207, 09/10/2013, Schadebacher Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF208-4_PFR10259_1-11_140926_dunl-spec-1-TOC_mv_prerow-northbeach_MS
Dunlin Calidris alpina spec, calls in flight
BIF0208, 26/09/2014, Prerow, Germany, Patrick Franke
Sennheiser MKH 30/60

comparison species:
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Little Stint

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