Sanderling Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764)

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Scolopacidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Sanderling Calidris alba

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Sanderling Calidris alba

Sanderling Calidris alba

Calidris alba Biometrics

Wingspan: 40 - 45 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 20 - 21 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 50 - 60 g (Hume, 2002)

Sanderling Calidris alba

Status

Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Seasonal
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Seasonal
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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