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Calidris alba

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 20cm. Wading bird. Scare visitor to Shelley Beach.
Typical Habitat :Sandy beaches.
Distribution :Widespread in coastal areas, mainly northern Australia.
Migration :Summer migrent. Migrates to both American continents, Europe, Africa, China, India and Australasia.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (1)  ..   observations (1)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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