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[duhn-lin] /ˈdʌn lɪn/

a common sandpiper, Calidris alpina, that breeds in the northern parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
a small sandpiper, Calidris (or Erolia) alpina, of northern and arctic regions, having a brown back and black breast in summer Also called red-backed sandpiper


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