WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalidris alba (Pallas, 1764)

159084  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159084)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 19-21 cm. Plumage: pale grey above,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 19-21 cm. Plumage: pale grey above, white below; grey patch on either side of breast; black shoulder; white bar in spread wing; rump white with grey centre stripe and greyish tail; shows partial breeding plumage of rufous above mottles darker. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black, stout; feet and legs black, no hind toe. Habitat: sandy coastal beaches, coral flats and, less often, mudflats and weedy rocky shores. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; southern Nova Scotia to the Gulf...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; southern Nova Scotia to the Gulf States [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Calidris alba. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159084 on 2017-12-15

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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2010-09-09 08:18:14Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

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additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

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additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.  [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 19-21 cm. Plumage: pale grey above, white below; grey patch on either side of breast; black shoulder; white bar in spread wing; rump white with grey centre stripe and greyish tail; shows partial breeding plumage of rufous above mottles darker. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black, stout; feet and legs black, no hind toe. Habitat: sandy coastal beaches, coral flats and, less often, mudflats and weedy rocky shores. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 8" (20cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; southern Nova Scotia to the Gulf States [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in the arctic regions of Eurasia as well as in North America. In America it Breeds in Greenland, and on the arctic islands and adjacent mainland of Canada south to Southampton Island. Winters from southern New England on the Atlantic coast, and southern part of South America. [details]
 

Host of
LanguageName 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgjelaci i rërës  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorТрипръст брегобегач  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandløber  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordrieteenstrandloper  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsanderling  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbécasseau sanderling  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSanderling  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorחופית לבנה  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorミユビシギ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmiltinukas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΛευκοσκαλίδρα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandløper  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandløpar  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpiaskowiec  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornisipar  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorluathrán  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeščenec  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcorrelimos tridáctilo  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandlöpare  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorak kum kuşuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorak kum kusu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПобережник білийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПесчанка  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpibydd y tywod  [details]