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The Dunlin (Pacific) was once called the Red-backed Sandpiper, and is a sub-species of the Dunlin (Atlantic). It has a lighter coloured plumage, whiter face and larger black spot on its lower breast and upper stomach. These birds are recognized by their fairly long downward curved bill.
|B L||W W||W||Family||Latin Name|
|8.5" 21.6cm||17" 43.2cm||2.1oz 59.5g||Scolopacidae||Calidris alpina|