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Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea   - Comparison
Curlew Sandpiper
Photographer : © Jayan Thomas
Location :Kannur, Kerala, India
Date : 1 October 2017
English synonyms:Curlew Stint, Pigmy Curlew
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Dunlin Calidris alpina on the left compared with Curlew Sandpiper on the right. Note the difference in tail patterns.
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