Wood Sandpiper

Tringa glareola - Chevalier sylvain

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tringa

  • Species
    :

    glareola

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 34 à 37 cm.
  • Weight
    : 50 à 90 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier sylvain,
  • Andarríos Bastardo,
  • Maçarico-bastardo,
  • Bruchwasserläufer,
  • Réti cankó,
  • Bosruiter,
  • Piro piro boschereccio,
  • Grönbena,
  • Grønnstilk,
  • kalužiak močiarny,
  • vodouš bahenní,
  • Tinksmed,
  • liro,
  • Bosruiter,
  • valona,
  • Flóastelkur,
  • łęczak,
  • purva tilbīte,
  • močvirski martinec,
  • Фифи,
  • Trinil semak,
  • タカブシギ,
  • 林鹬,
  • นกชายเลนน้ำจืด,
  • 鷹斑鷸〔林鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Chevalier sylvain
adult

Habitat

Chevalier sylvain
adult

Forest : Boreal ; Shrubland : Subarctic ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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