Species under Calidris
n= 19
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Calidris acuminata
(Horsfield, 1821)
Sharp-tailed sandpiper Indo-Pacific
Calidris alba
(Pallas, 1764)
Sanderling Indo-Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctic and the Arctic 22
Calidris alpina
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Dunlin Pacific, Atlantic, Western Indian Ocean and the Arctic 23
Calidris bairdii
(Coues, 1861)
Baird's sandpiper Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
Calidris canutus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Red knot Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans and the Arctic
Calidris ferruginea
(Pontoppidan, 1763)
Curlew sandpiper Indo-West Pacific, Atlantic and the Arctic
Calidris fuscicollis
(Vieillot, 1819)
White-rumped sandpiper Western Atlantic, Eastern Pacific and the Arctic
Calidris himantopus
(Bonaparte, 1826)
Stilt sandpiper Northeast Pacific
Calidris maritima
(BrĂ¼nnich, 1764)
Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic
Calidris mauri
(Cabanis, 1857)
Western sandpiper Arctic and Northeast Pacific 18
Calidris melanotos
(Vieillot, 1819)
Pectoral sandpiper Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
Calidris minuta
(Leisler, 1812)
Little stint Western Indian Ocean, Eastern Atlantic, Arctic and Mediterranean
Calidris minutilla
(Vieillot, 1819)
Least sandpiper Western Atlantic and Northeast Pacific 17
Calidris ptilocnemis
(Coues, 1873)
Rock sandpiper Northeast Pacific
Calidris pusilla
(Linnaeus, 1766)
Semipalmated sandpiper Northern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
Calidris ruficollis
(Pallas, 1776)
Red-necked stint Western Central Pacific
Calidris subminuta
(Middendorff, 1853)
Long-toed stint Indo-West Pacific and Northeast Atlantic
Calidris temminckii
(Leisler, 1812)
Temminck's stint Indo-Pacific, Eastern Atlantic and the Arctic
Calidris tenuirostris
(Horsfield, 1821)
Great knot Western Indian Ocean and Northwest Pacific
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