Tringa alpina
Dunlin Dun"lin, n. [Prob. of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. dun hill (E. dune), and linne pool, pond, lake, E. lin.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of sandpiper ({Tringa alpina}); -- called also {churr}, {dorbie}, {grass bird}, and {red-backed sandpiper}. It is found both in Europe and America. [1913 Webster]

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