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Dunlin

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Common Name Dunlin
Scientific Name Calidris alpina
Interest Level
2/5
Related Species Plovers
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Summary

Found in large flocks on muddy shorelines in winter.


 

Contributors to the Nature of Dorset have seen this species here:

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Despite being very common in the Winter months, I just adore dunlin. They are always on the go and...
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As if the appearance of dunlin in Winter wasn't confusing enough you knew you could rely on their...
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Dunlin on rising tide in Lytchett Bay Tuesday evening https://t.co/cM1abTMpWu
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26/04/2017 - 20:45
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A few more pics of yesterdays rainy Dunlin at #LytchettFields https://t.co/2R9ga3nLwP
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03/08/2017 - 20:21
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Dunlin steadily increasing day by day at #LytchettFields, 97 today, will we break the ton tomorrow? https://t.co/tqdSXwTqpb
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09/08/2017 - 18:40
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
19/08/2017 - 08:19 Debby Saunders This morning at Ferrybridge Yellow-legged Gull, Grey Heron, 21 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, Wheatear, Eider in the harbour
18/08/2017 - 09:00 Debby Saunders Most waders seem to have moved on at Ferrybridge, just 23 Ringed Plover, a Dunlin and 18 Turnstone here this morning Also 4 Wheatear
17/08/2017 - 12:13 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge mid day 120 Ringed Plover, 35 Dunlin, 4 Sanderling, Grey Plover, 2 Sandwich Tern,
16/08/2017 - 17:59 Hamish Murray Bonaparte's Gull with Dunlin, Ringed Plover, B-h Gull and Cormorant on the Brownsea Lagoon today. https://t.co/r2qqvYhai5
16/08/2017 - 10:28 Ian Ballam 1 Spotted Redshank from Stone Bench the best so far at Upton CP/Holes Bay, 38 Dunlin and 130+ Blackwit also @harbourbirds
16/08/2017 - 07:02 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 10 Sandwich Tern west, Grey Heron, 'the' Grey Plover, Curlew, 30 Turnstone, 45 Ringed Plover, 15 Dunlin
15/08/2017 - 20:53 Retweet RT @l33dtn: @dougaldog @RSPBArne @harbourbirds @harbourospreys Evening stroll, 5 Spoonbills, 7 Dunlin, green and Redshank, Curlew, whimbrel…
15/08/2017 - 08:14 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 60 Ringed Plover, 48 Dunlin, Sanderling, 2 Redshank, Grey Plover, 4 Shelduck, Wheatear
15/08/2017 - 07:01 Ian Ballam 104 Dunlin, 64 Blackwit, 9 Greenshank, 20+ Green Sand, 6 Common Sand, 60+ Redshank #LytchettFields @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh @DorsetBirdClub
13/08/2017 - 08:18 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 75 Ringed Plover, 45 Dunlin, 23 Turnstone, Sanderling, Grey Plover, 2 Wheatear
13/08/2017 - 06:41 Frank Gardener Not by any stretch a birder, but pretty sure this is a L. Stint mingling with the Dunlin at Loddy yesterday. 12-08-… https://t.co/d4puAyLH42
11/08/2017 - 13:00 Freddy Alway Also on the fleet lrp green sand. 6 com sand 11 redshank Dunlin rp .48 pintail 13 gc grebe wheatear. https://t.co/RVkyEclkMr
11/08/2017 - 08:29 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this am 3 S'dling, 5 R'shank, roughly 100 R Plover & 50 Dunlin, 27 Oc, 4 Wheatear, 9 Sandwich Tern, 61 B-h Gulls west, Shelduck
10/08/2017 - 19:17 Freddy Alway The fleet pelagic season has started. Lol. 50 Dunlin 20 rp 4 com sand. Whimbrel ww wt. 6 wheatear on chesil.7 scote… https://t.co/0tv3R5tpWB
10/08/2017 - 18:02 Ian Ballam Dunlin #LytchettFields https://t.co/b7yL44oyD3
10/08/2017 - 11:32 Ian Ballam Ton up!!! 105 Dunlin on #LytchettFields , also a Marsh Harrier over @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
10/08/2017 - 08:17 Debby Saunders Beautiful am at Ferrybridge Com Sand, 3 R'shank, G'shank, 36 Oc, 80 R Plover, 50 Dunlin, 4 S'dling, 2 Yellow Wag, W… https://t.co/wcke78UTJw
09/08/2017 - 18:40 Ian Ballam Dunlin steadily increasing day by day at #LytchettFields, 97 today, will we break the ton tomorrow? https://t.co/tqdSXwTqpb
09/08/2017 - 08:21 Ian Ballam Tide still low in bay, but already 97 Dunlin on #LytchettFields, also 4 Common sand, 1 each of LRP and Ringo juves @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
09/08/2017 - 08:10 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this wet morning 45 Dunlin, 75 Ringed Plover, 3 Sanderling, Redshank, Whimbrel, 16 Turnstone, Wheatear
08/08/2017 - 19:54 Ian Ballam No sign of the Wood Sandpiper at #LytchettFields this evening, had to make do with Dunlins in the rain😀91 on the fi… https://t.co/9Y8xEuvXb1
07/08/2017 - 18:53 Ian Ballam Lytchett Bay on rising tide , 83 Dunlin, 47 Blackwit, 5 Greenshank, 3 Ringo, 90+ Redshank, 1 whimbrel & 27 Curlew @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
07/08/2017 - 17:40 Ian Ballam Dunlin numbers still increasing at #LytchettFields , 89 this morning , some coming in close to the viewpoint as the… https://t.co/Cwucn2FhEt
07/08/2017 - 11:12 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 120 Dunlin, 60 Ringed Plover, 6 Sanderling, Knot, 10 Sandwich Tern
05/08/2017 - 09:35 Ian Ballam Also #LytchettFields 106 Redshank, 55 Dunlin, 5 Greenshank, 1 Common Sand, 1LRP, 15+ Green Sand & 2 more Ringo @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
04/08/2017 - 08:52 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Com Sandpiper, Redshank, 4 Curlew, 21 Sanderling, 53 Dunlin 117 Ringed Plover, 13 Turnstone
03/08/2017 - 20:21 Ian Ballam A few more pics of yesterdays rainy Dunlin at #LytchettFields https://t.co/2R9ga3nLwP
02/08/2017 - 08:45 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Curlew, 10 Turnstone, 7 Sanderling, 28 Dublin, 26 Ringed Plover, Sandwich Tern, Little Tern
31/07/2017 - 11:45 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 19 Sanderling, 27 Dunlin, 23 Ringed Plover, 10 Turnstone, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Sandwich Tern
30/07/2017 - 08:00 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 6 Sanderling, 20 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover, 7 Turnstone, Sandwich Tern, Shelduck, Eider in the harbour
29/07/2017 - 09:30 James Phillips Brownsea 09:28: 1 G'shank, 4 Common sand, 76 Redshank, 9 Avocet, 7 Dunlin Water vole showing well by first hide @DWTBrownsea @harbourbirds
27/07/2017 - 09:00 Ian Ballam 28 Dunlin and an adult LRP so far at #LytchettFields @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
27/07/2017 - 08:45 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 33 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 3 Sanderling, 6 Little Tern, 3 Sandwich Tern 6 Common Tern west, Eider in the harbour
26/07/2017 - 08:45 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this wet morning 25 Ringed Plover, 37 Dunlin, 4 Sanderling, Redshank, Yellow-legged Gull juv, 8 Sandwich Tern, 11 Com Tern west
25/07/2017 - 13:30 Mike Morse An Arctic Skua was the highlight this morning. Other bird on the move included 2 Common Sands, 8 Sanderling, 2 Dunl… https://t.co/U73CLTUGBS
25/07/2017 - 07:30 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 8 Curlew, 4 Sanderling, just 21 Little Terns seen early on the bouys
22/07/2017 - 09:30 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 3 Whimbrel, 3 Sanderling, 2 Turnstone, 4 Sandwich Tern, 9 Dunlin, Common Buzzard south
21/07/2017 - 18:45 Ian Ballam Nice to see 16 Dunlin(incl 1 juv) close to the viewpoints at #LytchettFields this morning, pushed close by very hig… https://t.co/3id8rYvz0L
20/07/2017 - 19:00 Freddy Alway 2 lrp.1 com sand marsh harrier. 30 Dunlin good number of med gull. Rodden hive - herbury gore. 2 corn bunting moonfleet. Few sand Martin.
20/07/2017 - 08:30 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning Whimbrel, 15 Dunlin, 50 Common Tern west
19/07/2017 - 22:30 Birds of Poole Harbour 4 Spoonbill in Wareham Channel this eve with 48 Little Egret into roost. Also 83 Dunlin, c100 Blackwit & c500 Starling @DorsetBirdClub
19/07/2017 - 11:45 Ian Ballam #LytchettFields 11am, 4 Spoonbill, 112 Redshank, 67 Lapwing, 66 Blackwit, 24 G Sand, 7 Dunlin, 5 Com Sand,4 Gshank @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
19/07/2017 - 08:00 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 42 Dunlin, Sanderling, 5 Turnstone, 2 Whimbrel, 6 Curlew, 13 Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper
18/07/2017 - 19:15 Portland Bird Observatory Nice post-rain increase in waders at Ferrybridge inc 204 Dunlin & 15 Sanderling.
18/07/2017 - 09:45 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge 0600-0930 3 Redshank, 44 Dunlin, 4 T'stone, juv Peregrine, 300+each Sand Martin & Swallow, a few Swift & House Martin through
17/07/2017 - 08:15 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 2 Redshank, 2 Sanderling, 21 Dunlin, 5 Turnstone, 3 Sandwich Terns
15/07/2017 - 14:30 James Phillips 2 Roseate terns showing well at Ferrybridge now; just flown in + 2 Sandwich terns, 8 Dunlin @PortlandBirdObs
15/07/2017 - 08:45 Ian Ballam #LytchettFields this am, 15 Green Sand, 4 Com Sand, 2 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 1 LRP, no Spoonbill @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
13/07/2017 - 07:15 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 140 Med Gulls, 27 Dunlin
12/07/2017 - 09:45 Ian Ballam 1st 2 Dunlin back on #LytchettFields , also 1 Greenshank and 3 Common Sandpiper @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
Name of species Dunlin
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