Calidris alba

Winter visitor and passage migrant. Occasional in summer.

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All records May to July. Counts of 20+ rest of year. All inland and inner Thames records.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Sanderling 12 Jan 2019 Southend-on-Sea Andrew Cox 5 One roosting on old jetty with turnstones. Four on the beach east of pier.
Sanderling 12 Jan 2019 West Mersea Liz Huxley 6
Sanderling 07 Jan 2019 Tollesbury Wick NR EWT Alan Shearring 6
Sanderling 04 Jan 2019 East Mersea Yvonne Watling Hu 20
Sanderling 02 Jan 2019 Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) John Sutherby 6
Sanderling 02 Jan 2019 East Mersea Stephen Entwistle 10 Stone point seen by Dougal Urquhart
Sanderling 02 Jan 2019 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Steve Grimwade 1 At eastern end
Sanderling 24 Dec 2018 Tollesbury Wick NR EWT Simon Satchell 1
Sanderling 23 Dec 2018 East Mersea Sean Nixon 15
Sanderling 20 Dec 2018 East Mersea Graham Upton 1 Small party
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