WoRMS taxon details

Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764)

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

accepted
Species
marine
(ofTringa alba Pallas, 1764) Pallas, P. S. (1764). Avium variarum præcedenti Elencho infertarum, led quae in Syftemate Naturae lllustr. Linnæi nondum extant. <em>Vroeg, A. (ed.). Beredeneerde catalogus van eene, by uitstek fraaye en weergaalooze verzameling, zoo van inlandsche als uitheemsche vogelen, viervoetige en gekorvene dieren.</em> 7 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/254531#page/77/mode/1up
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Description Length: 19-21 cm. Plumage: pale grey above, white below; grey patch on either side of breast; black shoulder; white bar in...  
Description 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]

Distribution North America; southern Nova Scotia to the Gulf States  
Distribution North America; southern Nova Scotia to the Gulf States [details]
WoRMS (2018). Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159084 on 2018-10-24
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original description  (ofTringa alba Pallas, 1764) Pallas, P. S. (1764). Avium variarum præcedenti Elencho infertarum, led quae in Syftemate Naturae lllustr. Linnæi nondum extant. <em>Vroeg, A. (ed.). Beredeneerde catalogus van eene, by uitstek fraaye en weergaalooze verzameling, zoo van inlandsche als uitheemsche vogelen, viervoetige en gekorvene dieren.</em> 7 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/254531#page/77/mode/1up
page(s): 7 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. <em>The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.</em>  [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”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

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

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [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 Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [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]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Dimensions Length: 8" (20cm) [details]

Distribution North America; southern Nova Scotia to the Gulf States [details]

Reproduction 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]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian gjelaci i rërës  [details]
Bulgarian Трипръст брегобегач  [details]
Danish sandløber  [details]
Dutch drieteenstrandloper  [details]
English sanderling  [details]
French bécasseau sanderling  [details]
German Sanderling  [details]
Hebrew חופית לבנה  [details]
Japanese ミユビシギ  [details]
Lithuanian smiltinukas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Λευκοσκαλίδρα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål sandløper  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk sandløpar  [details]
Polish piaskowiec  [details]
Romanian nisipar  [details]
Scottish Gaelic luathrán  [details]
Slovenian peščenec  [details]
Spanish correlimos tridáctilo  [details]
Swedish sandlöpare  [details]
Turkish ak kum kuşuak kum kusu  [details]
Ukrainian Побережник білийПесчанка  [details]
Welsh pibydd y tywod  [details]