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"Dunlin"
Dunlin:    The Dunlin, commonly known as the "Red-backed Sandpiper", received its name from the brightly colored reddish (or dun-colored) back during breeding season.

 
April ... Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Washington ...

Image, 2018, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Washington, click to enlarge
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Dunlin, Shillapoo Lake, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken April 4, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
Image, 2018, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Washington, click to enlarge
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Dunlin, Shillapoo Lake, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken April 4, 2018. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.


May ... Bottle Beach, Washington ...

Image, 2012, Bottle Beach, Washington, click to enlarge
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Black-bellied Plovers, Dunlin (in breeding plumage), and Short-billed Dowitcher, Bottle Beach, Washington. Overcast spring day. Image taken May 19, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
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Dunlin, breeding plumage, Bottle Beach, Washington. Overcast spring day. Image taken May 19, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


October ... Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

Image, 2009, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Dunlin. On Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 17, 2009.

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October ... Grayland Beach, Washington ...

Image, 2012, Grayland Beach, Washington, click to enlarge
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Dunlin, Grayland Beach State Park, Grayland, Washington. Gray overcast but dry day, occasional sun break. Image taken October 25, 2012. Canon 7d, 400mm.
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Dunlin and Western Sandpiper, Grayland Beach State Park, Grayland, Washington. Gray overcast but dry day, occasional sun break. Image taken October 25, 2012. Canon 7d, 400mm.
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Dunlin and Western Sandpiper, Grayland Beach State Park, Grayland, Washington. Gray overcast but dry day, occasional sun break. Image taken October 25, 2012. Canon 7d, 400mm.


November ... Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon ...

Image, 2011, Broughton Beach, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Dunlin, Broughton Beach, Columbia River, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken November 4, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.


November ... South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon ...

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Dunlin, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken November 11, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
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Dunlin, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken November 11, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
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Dunlin (left) with Red Phalarope (right), South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken November 11, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
Image, 2011, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Dunlin, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Canon Rebel, 300mm.



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