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Calidris arenaria
Sanderling San"der*ling, n. [Sand + -ling. So called because it obtains its food by searching the moist sands of the seashore.] (Zo["o]l.) A small gray and brown sandpiper (Calidris arenaria) very common on sandy beaches in America, Europe, and Asia. Called also curwillet, sand lark, stint, and ruddy plover.
Totanus calidris
Redshank Red"shank` (r?d"sh?nk`), n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common Old World limicoline bird (Totanus calidris), having the legs and feet pale red. The spotted redshank (T. fuscus) is larger, and has orange-red legs. Called also redshanks, redleg, and clee. (b) The fieldfare. 2. A bare-legged person; -- a contemptuous appellation formerly given to the Scotch Highlanders, in allusion to their bare legs. --Spenser.

Meaning of Calidris from wikipedia

- Great knot, Calidris tenuirostris Red knot, Calidris canutus Surfbird, Calidris virgata Ruff, Calidris pugnax Broad-billed sandpiper, Calidris falcinellus...
- related to Calidris alpina. Wikispecies has information related to Calidris alpina. BirdLife species factsheet for Calidris alpina "Calidris alpina". Avibase...
- are recognised. Within the genus Calidris the curlew sandpiper is most closely related to the stilt sandpiper (Calidris himantopus). This species occasionally...
- The sanderling (Calidris alba) is a small wading bird. The name derives from Old English sand-yrðling, "sand-ploughman". The genus name is from Ancient...
- related to Calidris melanotos. Wikispecies has information related to Calidris melanotos. BirdLife species factsheet for Calidris melanotos "Calidris melanotos"...
- media related to Calidris temminckii. Wikispecies has information related to Calidris temminckii. BirdLife species factsheet for Calidris temminckii "Temminck's...
- The red knot or just knot (Calidris canutus) is a medium-sized s****bird which breeds in tundra and the Arctic Cordillera in the far north of Canada, Europe...
- The least sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) is the smallest s****bird. The genus name is from Ancient Gr**** kalidris or skalidris, a term used by Aristotle...
- The great knot (Calidris tenuirostris) is a small wader. It is the largest species of the genus Calidris. They are a migratory bird which breeds in Siberia...
- 293–315. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Calidris minuta. Wikispecies has information related to Calidris minuta. Little stint species text in The Atlas...