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Calidris alpina   (Linnaeus, 1758)

dunlin

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Calidris alpina   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Scolopacidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gaydos, J.K. and S.F. Pearson. 2011. (Ref. 93905)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 23.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94965)

Environment

Others; freshwater; brackish

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific, Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Biotic pollution from ship ballast water resulting in the spread of the plant Spartina anglica traced to decline of this species particularly on estuaries where it limits this shorebird's habitat use (Ref. 87784). Feeds on crustaceans, molluscs, polychaetes and insects as well as plant matter (Ref. 108096).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)