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Calidris alba (Sanderling) is a species of birds in the family Scolopacidae. They are native to The Nearctic, Asia, Ethiopia, Australia, the Palearctic, and The Neotropics. They are diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 45 cm. They have parental care (paternal care, female provides care, and pair provides care). They rely on flight to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sanderling. View this species on GBIF