Dunlins - Western Isles Bird Sightings
A small wading bird the dunlins cover a variety of habitats. Dunlins have a slightly down-curved bill and a distinctive black belly patch in breeding plumage in the summer. in winter plumage they have completely clean flanks and bellies.
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Dunlins - Isle of Lewis and Harris Bird Sightings
In flight, the Dunlin is one of many small waders which show a pale wing bar and white sides to the tail. Dunlins have a slightly hunched appearance