Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos - Chevalier guignette

Chevalier guignette
♂ adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Actitis

  • Species
    :

    hypoleucos

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 21 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 41 cm.
  • Weight
    : 40 à 60 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier guignette,
  • Andarríos Chico,
  • Maçarico-das-rochas,
  • Flussuferläufer,
  • Billegető cankó,
  • Oeverloper,
  • Piro piro piccolo,
  • Drillsnäppa,
  • Strandsnipe,
  • kalužiačik malý,
  • pisík obecný,
  • Mudderklire,
  • rantasipi,
  • Gewone Ruiter,
  • xivitona comuna,
  • Lindastelkur,
  • brodziec piskliwy,
  • upes tilbīte,
  • mali martinec,
  • Перевозчик,
  • Trinil pantai,
  • イソシギ,
  • 矶鹬,
  • นกเด้าดิน,
  • 磯鷸〔礬鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Chevalier guignette
adult

Habitat

Chevalier guignette
adult post breeding

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas, Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches

Geographic range

Illustration

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