Tag: Sandpipers and allies

Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Limnodromus griseus | [UK] Short-billed Dowitcher | [FR] Becassine roux | [DE] Kleiner Schlammlaufer | [ES] Agujeta Gris | [NL] Kleine Grijze Snip Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Limnodromus griseus NA n s USA, LA Limnodromus griseus caurinus s Alaska and […]

Grey-tailed Tattler (Tringa brevipes)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Tringa brevipes | [UK] Grey-tailed Tattler | [FR] Chevalier de Sibirie | [DE] Grauschwanz-Wasserlaufer | [ES] | [NL] Siberische Grijze Ruiter Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Heteroscelus brevipes (Polynesian Tattler, 25 cm). Very similar to Wandering Tattler, but in breeding plumage the underparts are not as strongly barred. […]

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Tringa flavipes | [UK] Lesser Yellowlegs | [FR] Petit Chevalier | [DE] Kleiner Gelbschenkel | [ES] Archibebe patigualdo chico | [NL] Kleine Geelpootruiter Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics A mottled gray shorebird with bright yellow legs, the Lesser Yellowlegs is similar in appearance to the Greater Yellowlegs, with […]

Wilsons Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Phalaropus tricolor | [UK] Wilsons Phalarope | [FR] Phalarope de Wilson | [DE] Wilson-Wassertreter | [ES] Falaropo Tricolor | [NL] Grote Franjepoot Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Wilson’s Phalarope is a slender, small-to-medium sized shorebird with long legs and a long, needlelike bill. Females are more brightly colored […]

White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris fuscicollis | [UK] White-rumped Sandpiper | [FR] Becasseau a croupion blanc | [DE] Weissburzel-Strandlaufer | [ES] Correlimos Culiblanco | [NL] Bonapartes Strandloper Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics White uppertail-coverts contrast with dark rump and tail; yellow base to lower mandible; crown, cheeks, mantle and scapulars centred dark […]

Slender-billed Curlew (Numenius tenuirostris)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Numenius tenuirostris | [UK] Slender-billed Curlew | [FR] Courlis a bec grele | [DE] Dunnschnabel-Brachvogel | [ES] Zarapito Fino | [NL] Dunbekwulp Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Very pale curlew, with shortish, slim, pointed bill. White or pale buff ground color of head, neck and breast. Lower back, […]

American Woodcock (Scolopax minor)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Scolopax minor | [UK] American Woodcock | [FR] Becasse d’Amerique | [DE] Kanadaschnepfe | [ES] Chocha Americana | [NL] Amerikaanse Houtsnip Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Coenocorypha minor Scolopax minor NA e, se Physical charateristics A rotund, almost neckless brown bird […]