3 Waders - Hudsonian Dunlin
This Hudsonian Dunlin Calidris (alpina) hudsonia discovered on 24th May 2001 by
Charles Deans van Swelm along the south bank of the Wester Scheldt near Terneuzen
in The Netherlands is the first record for the Western Palearctic. Recently another
Hudsonian Dunlin was observed in Europe, this time a 1st winter bird on the Isles of Scilly,
Britain on 29th October 2007 (Birding World 20 (11): 464-466.
Hudsonian Dunlin C.a.hudsonia 24052001 Wester Scheldt (W-Schelde), Terneuzen, The Netherlands
all pictures copyright NORMAN DEANS VAN SWELM (NDvS) in The Netherlands