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Sandpiper, Broad-billed
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Calidris falcinellus
Afghanistan, Africa, Alaska, Albania, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Isles, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Central Africa, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa, East Timor, Eastern Cape Province, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Greece Read more
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The global population is estimated to number c.71,000-160,000 individuals (Wetlands International, 2006), while national population sizes have been estimated at c.50-1,000 individuals on migration and < c.50 wintering individuals in Taiwan and c.100-10,000 breeding pairs and c.50-1,000 in ...
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Broad-billed Sandpipers are small waders, slightly smaller than the Dunlin, but with a longer straighter bill, and shorter legs. The breeding adult has patterned dark grey upperparts and white underparts with blackish markings on the breast. It has a pale crown stripe and supercilia. ...
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