Iceland Sandpipers and Related Birds Photo Gallery

Dunlins (Calidris alpina) are a small wading bird found in marshy areas in the summer.

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Turnstones (Arenaria interpres) are small lively shorebirds. They turn over seashore stones and seaweed in search of food.

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Ringed plovers (Charadrius hiaticula) are one of Iceland's smallest wading birds.

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Golden plovers (Pluvialis apricaria) are medium-sized wading birds of the moorlands.

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Last modified 19 August 2008