Common Name: Sanderling
Scientific Name: Calidris alba
Description: 7- 8.5 inches; White underparts and light grey upperparts; black bills and legs; dark shoulder mark. Breeding Plumage: Reddish–Brown head and chest.
Habitat: Sandy beaches
Statue: migrant, non-breeding resident; large flocks at Six Men’s and Oistin
- Birds of Barbados by P.A Buckley, Edward Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckle
- Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele
- National Geographic- Field Guide to the Birds of North America edited by Dunn and Alderfer