Non-Breeding Birds Distribution Map

NatureMapping Observations throughout the year

Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.

NM observation maps

NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.

Species Distribution Information

The Dunlin winters in large flocks coastally from the north-western tip of Canada all the way south through Washington, Oregon to Baja California and the coast of Mexico. Breeding takes place on the northern Alaskan coast, the Arctic tundra and the Greenland coasts.

Text edited by Gussie Litwer
Webpage designed by Dave Lester