Knots, Sanderling, Sharp-tailed and Curlew Sanpipers and Dunlin

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Red Knot
(රතුනොට් හින්නා)
Calidris canutus

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Great Knot
(මහනොට් හින්නා)
Calidris tenuirostris

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Sanderling
(වැලි හින්නා)
Ereunetes albus

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Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
(උල්-පෙඳ හින්නා)
Limicola acuminata

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Vagrant species
 
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Dunlin
(දුම්බුලු හින්නා)
Ereunetes alpinus

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Curlew Sandpiper -3
Curlew Sandpiper -3

Photographed in Bundala National Park.

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Curlew Sandpiper -1
Curlew Sandpiper -1

Photographed in Bundala National Park.

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Curlew Sandpiper-4
Curlew Sandpiper-4

Photographed in Mannar.

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Curlew Sandpiper -3
Curlew Sandpiper -3

Photographed in Bundala National Park.

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Curlew Sandpiper
(කැලිකෑ හින්නා)
Erolia ferruginea

Based on the curved beak and the location at 'Bundala', I'm going to identify this one as a Curlew Sandpiper. There were quite a few of them around looking for food in the shallow water of the salt flats. 

 

Came across a large flock of them in Mannar. They were feeding away in the grass fields in a dried up water tank. Although there were so many, couldn't get a good image.

Doubtful identification