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Dunlin - photograph by Aurelien Audevard

Dunlin (Calidris alpina) is a rare passage migrant and winter visitor in Haryana, India. This bird is found in the wetlands.

Identification: Medium-sized shorebird with a medium-sized, thin, dark bill with droop at tip. This bird has black legs. A black patch on rump extending onto tail and white wing stripe. Sexes similar. Gray head with pale indistinct supercilium. Gray breast with indistinct streaking gray upperparts. White belly and under-tail coverts.

Order: CICONIIFORMES   Family: Tringinae   Size: 7 inches

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