Maps of the birds of the Western Palearctic Region
showing areas
 
-Waders
 CHARADRIIFORMES
          Scolopacidae
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Calidris melanotos
Wet coastal tundra; in migration wet meadows, ponds, mudflats, etc.  Arctic coast of c,e Siberia w to Taimyr Peninsula.  N N. America from w,n Alaska from Wales and Point Barrow e to n Yukon, n Mackenzie and Banks, Victoria, Bathurst, Devon, n Baffin and Southampton islands, and nw Greenland, s to w Alaska at Goodnews Bay,c Mackenzie, se Keewatin and s coast of Hudson Bay to Cape Henrietta Maria.
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Calidris acuminata
Grassy tundra; in migration marshes, wet fields, mudflats, ponds, etc. 
Ne Siberia from Yana R. to Kolyma R. and probably Chukotski Peninsula. 
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Calidris ferruginea
Dry tundra; in migration mudflats, marshes, beaches. 
N Siberia from Yenisei R. delta e along Arctic coast and New Siberian I. to Chukotski Pen., s to Anadyrland and Koryakland; n Alaska at Barrow.
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Calidris melanotos
Pectoral Sandpiper
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Vagrant
Europe, Spitsbergen, Bear Is,
Azores, Madeira, N.Africa,
Middle Est
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Calidris acuminata
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
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Vagrant
W Europe, Canary Is
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Calidris ferruginea
Curlew Sandpiper
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Locally fairly common
breeds: N Siberia
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Calidris maritima
Mossy tundra, moors, heath, coastal barren flats; in migration rocky coasts and lake shores.  From w,se Greenland, Iceland, Faroes, Spitsbergen, Bear I., Franz Josef Land, Novaya Zemlya, Severnaya Zemlya and New Siberian I. s to Arctic coast of Scandinavia and nc Siberia on the Taimyr Pen.  Ne N America from Melville, Bathurst, Devon, Bylot and Baffin is. s to Southampton and Belcher islands and nc James Bay at N. Twin Island.
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Calidris alpina
Wet coastal tundra; in migration mudflats, wet fields, beaches, ponds, etc.  From e Greenland, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Novaya Zemlya and Arctic coast of Russia and Siberia e to Chukotski Pen., Anadyrland and Koryakland, s to British Isles and Baltic region.  N N. America from n Alaska, n Mackenzie on Baillie I., ne Keewatin and s Somerset and Baffin is., s to wc Alaska on Nunivak I. and Hooper Bay; Southampton I., ne Manitoba and n Ontario at Cape Henrietta Maria.
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Limicola falcinellus
Tundra; in migration marshes, mudflats, beaches. 
Locally in n Scandinavia, n Russia on the Kola Pen., and n Siberia from the Yenisei River. e to Kolyma River.
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Calidris maritima
Purple Sandpiper
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Local
has bred: Great Britain
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Calidris alpina
Dunlin
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Common
has bred:Spitsbergen, 
Bear Is, n.France
Netherlands
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Limicola falcinellus
Broad-billed Sandpiper 
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 Localized
N Europe
winter: Est Africa
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Index Families
Scolopacidae 56 sp
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13-14-15-16-17-18
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2001 by Alberto Masi