sanderling

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Synonyms for sanderling

small sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and migrates southward along sandy coasts in most of world

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Red knots (Calidris canutus rufa), sanderlings (Calidris alba), and laughing gulls (Leucophaeus atricilla) were rarely infected, but dynamic changes in antibody prevalence differed among species.
En este tramo se contaron 1334 aves playeras, de las cuales 800 fueron Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764).
These include sanderling (Calidris alba), sharp-tailed sandpiper (C.
The most spectacular migrations are undertaken by modest birds such as the sanderling (Calidris alba), which breeds in the Arctic tundra and winters in a large area up to 4,971 mi (8,000 km) away, or the Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea), which breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere, even reaching the Antarctic.
So she picked another shorebird, called the sanderling (Calidris alba), which summers in the Canadian Arctic and winters in warmer climes including Florida, the Caribbean and South America.