Juvenile Sanderling
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Characteristics
Colouring Chestnut, black & buff back, white lower
Voice Sharp, hard and short
Feeds on Marine worms, crustaceans, molluscs
Flight Fast, low often swinging round and back
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Juvenile Sanderling
Juvenile Sanderling
Page Last Updated 31/07/2017 20:08:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Juvenile
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Calidris alba
Category Waders
StdName Sanderling
Vital Statistics
Length 20 to 21 cms
Weight 50 to 60 gms
Wingspan 36 to 39 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NAYNorth America
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Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Juvenile Sanderling (Species=Calidris alba / Standard Name=Sanderling)