Tag: Sandpipers and allies

Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Xenus cinereus | [UK] Terek Sandpiper | [FR] Chevalier bargette | [DE] Terek-Wasserlaufer | [ES] Andarrios de Terek | [NL] Terekruiter Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Actitis cinereus Xenus cinereus EU widespread AF, OR, AU, also Middle East Physical charateristics Small […]

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 […]

Grey Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Phalaropus fulicarius | [UK] Grey Phalarope | [FR] Phalarope a bec large | [DE] Thorshuhnchen | [ES] Falaropo picogrueso | [NL] Rosse Franjepoot Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Chunkier than P. lobatus, with broader, heavier yellow bill. Reversed sexual […]

Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Bartramia longicauda | [UK] Upland Sandpiper | [FR] Maubeche des champs | [DE] Prarielaufer | [ES] Correlimos Batitu | [NL] Bartrams Ruiter Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tringa longicauda Bartramia longicauda NA ec, c, nw se SA Physical charateristics The Upland […]

Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Tringa erythropus | [UK] Spotted Redshank | [FR] Chevalier arlequin | [DE] Dunkler Wasserlaufer | [ES] Archibebe oscuro | [NL] Zwarte Ruiter Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Big and elegant wader, with long neck, legs and bill. Entirely black, with white dots on upperparts, and often variable amounts […]

Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Calidris tenuirostris | [UK] Great Knot | [FR] Becasseau de l’Anadyr | [DE] Grosser Knutt | [ES] | [NL] Grote Kanoetstrandloper Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Largest shorebird. Breast and flanks heavily spotted black. Scapulars with large chestnut spots and blackish tips. uppertail coverts mostly white. Female averages […]

Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Phalaropus lobatus | [UK] Red-necked Phalarope | [FR] Phalarope a bec etroit | [DE] Odinshuhnchen | [ES] Falaropo Picofino | [NL] Grauwe Franjepoot Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Smallest Phalaropus, with needle like bill and slender neck, toes lobed. Reversed sexual dimorphism. Female has slate grey head, neck […]

Wandering Tattler (Tringa incana)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Scolopacidae | [latin] Tringa incana | [UK] Wandering Tattler | [FR] Chevalier errant | [DE] Wander-Wasserlaufer | [ES] Playero de Alaska | [NL] Amerikaanse Grijze Ruiter Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Recognized at any time from the other shorebirds that inhabit similar rocks by its lack of pattern in flight. Solid […]