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

Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764)

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 alba Pallas, 1764 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gjelaci i rërës 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): sandløper sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Трипръст брегобегач sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: sandløber sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: drieteenstrandloper
 English: sanderling sources: Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.
 English-United States: Sanderling sources: Charles Hussey
 French: bécasseau sanderling sources: 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: luathrán sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Luathrán
 German: Sanderling sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Λευκοσκαλίδρα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Luathrán sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): חופית לבנה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: smiltinukas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: sandløper sources: Cat. Ois. [Vroeg] Adumbr. p. 7 no. 320
 Norwegian Nynorsk: sandløpar sources: Cat. Ois. [Vroeg] Adumbr. p. 7 no. 320
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): sandløpar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: piaskowiec sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: nisipar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: peščenec sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: correlimos tridáctilo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: sandlöpare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: ak kum kusu; ak kum kuşu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Песчанка; Побережник білий sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: pibydd y tywod

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

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

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

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 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

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764). 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:159084

Drs Cees Roselaar. Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96794

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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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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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