SANDERLING

(Calidris alba)

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Roberts VI / VII 281 / 251
Clements 2000 62.0640
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-65

 

A small bird (about 15 cm), breeding in northern Asia and Europe and migrating to southern Asia and the Mediterranean. A rare straggler to south Africa, it inhabits inland and marine shores and lives off molluscs, crustaceans and worms.

 

List of Stamps showing Sanderling

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney 0264   2005 65p
Alderney 0265 ms   2005 65p
Chile 1117 1190 1987 25p
Gambia 2748   1997 D20
Jersey 0775 0813 1998 2p
Kiribati 0700   2004 60c
Marshall Islands 0229 0225 1989 45c
Marshall Islands 0287 0410 1992 10c
Palau 1880   2002 50c
Tuvalu 0988   2000 90c