Sanderling (Calidris alba)

Above: A Sanderling feeds along the beach at Prime Hook NWR, Delaware (3/2/2008).
Below two: A migrant Sanderling in nonbreeding plumage at Triadelphia Reservor, Maryland (9/29/2007).



Below: Sanderlings at the Ocean City Inlet, Worcester Co., Maryland (winter 2006).


Below: Sanderlings at sunset on Assateague Island, Maryland (7/19/2009).

Below: A Sanderling forages beside the north jetty at Ocean City Inlet, Maryland (11/7/2009).

A Sanderling forages beside the north jetty at Ocean City Inlet, Maryland (11/7/2009).

Below: A Sanderling in Ocean City, Maryland (11/29/2009).

A Sanderling in Ocean City, Maryland (11/29/2009).

Below: Sanderlings forage along the south shore of Lake Michigan, Marquette Park, Indiana (9/4/2009). All but one individual shown is a juvenile born this summer. It's easy to pick out the one adult molting into basic plumage.

Below: Sanderlings feed amidst waves at high tide in the Indian River Inlet, Delaware (1/27/2007). Purple Sandpiper visible at left.

Below: In non-breeding plumage on Assateague Island, Maryland in December 2005


Below: Sanderlings on the ORV zone of Assateague Island, Maryland (8/21/2011). John Hubbell clicked each individual and recorded an impressive 2,625 Sanderlings..

Sanderlings on the ORV zone of Assateague Island, Maryland (8/21/2011). John Hubbell clicked each individual and recorded an impressive 2,625 Sanderlings.. Photo by Bill Hubick.

Sanderlings on the ORV zone of Assateague Island, Maryland (8/21/2011). John Hubbell clicked each individual and recorded an impressive 2,625 Sanderlings.. Photo by Bill Hubick.

Below: A Sanderling on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/16/2011).

A Sanderling on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/16/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick.

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