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Dunlin


“Calidris Alpina”





This small wading bird has a slightly down curved bill and is greyish brown with pale belly. It has black legs and bill

but at certain times can have a reddish 

back and black belly. 

They are approximately 16 to 20cm in length

 They have a wingspan of 35 to 40cm 

They weigh in at between 40 and 50g 

There are 9,600 breeding pairs in the uk

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