Examples from the Web for sanderling
In its winter plumage, in which we usually see it, it is likely to be confused with the northern phalarope or the sanderling.
There can be little doubt that the Sanderling migrates by night.
Indeed for the society of the latter birds the Sanderling shows a strongly marked preference.
It is appreciably different from the call of any other sandpiper known to me, although not so very unlike that of the sanderling.
The sanderling is a rather silent bird at all times and seems to have a comparatively limited vocabulary.
British Dictionary definitions for sanderling
Word Origin for sanderling
Word Origin and History for sanderling
wading bird (Crocethia alba), c.1600, probably from sand (n.) + a diminutive suffix, but OED suggests possible derivation from Old English *sand-yrðling, with second element yrðling "plowman" (literally "earthling").