Calidris alpina (Dunlin) is a species of birds in the family Scolopacidae. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is found in the Afrotropics, the Indo-Malayan Realm, Oceania (Australia and islands), the Nearctic, the Neotropics, and the Palearctic. Dunlin is a diurnal invertivore. Individuals can grow to 17.15 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Dunlin has parental care (pair provides care). It relies on flight to move around.
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