Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Scolopacidae > Genus Calidris

Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Tringa Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CalidrisMerrem, 1804accepted genus name

Species group names

Tringa alpina Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Children

Calidris alpina schinzii Brehm, C.L., 1822

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gjelaci barkzi; gjelëza gushëzezë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): myrsnipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Тъмногръд брегобегач sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: almindelig ryle sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: bonte strandloper sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 English: dunlin; Lapland dunlin sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 English-United States: Dunlin sources: Charles Hussey
 French: bécasseau de Laponie; bécasseau variable sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: breacóg sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Breacóg
 German: Alpenstrandläufer; Alpen-Strandläufer sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Λασποσκαλίδρα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Icelandic: heidarlaupa sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Irish: Breacóg sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): חופית אלפינית sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: juodakrūtis bėgikas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: myrsnipe sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 149
 Norwegian Nynorsk: myrsnipe sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 149
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): myrsnipe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: biegus zmienny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: fugaci de ţărm sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: spremenljivi prodnik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: correlimos común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: kärrsnäppa sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: karakarinli kumkusu; karakarınlı Kumkuşu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Побережник чорногрудий; Чорногрудий побережник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: pibydd y mawn

Literature

basis of record

ITIS database

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.

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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

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

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

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.

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External Links

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159047

Drs Cees Roselaar. Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96811

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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