Broad-billed Sandpiper

Limicola falcinellus - Bécasseau falcinelle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Limicola

  • Species
    :

    falcinellus

Descriptor

Pontoppidan, 1763

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 34 à 37 cm.
  • Weight
    : 30 à 45 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Limicola falcinellus falcinellus (n Europe to nw Siberia)
  • Limicola falcinellus sibirica (ne Siberia)

Foreign names

  • Bécasseau falcinelle,
  • Correlimos Falcinelo,
  • Pilrito-de-bico-largo,
  • Sumpfläufer,
  • Sárjáró,
  • Breedbekstrandloper,
  • Gambecchio frullino,
  • Myrsnäppa,
  • Fjellmyrløper,
  • brehárik ploskozobý,
  • jespáček ploskozobý,
  • Kærløber,
  • jänkäsirriäinen,
  • Breëbekstrandloper,
  • territ becadell,
  • Efjutíta,
  • biegus płaskodzioby,
  • dūņšņibītis,
  • ploskokljunec,
  • Грязовик,
  • Kedidi paruh-lebar,
  • キリアイ,
  • 阔嘴鹬,
  • นกชายเลนปากกว้าง,
  • 寬嘴鷸〔闊嘴鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Bécasseau falcinelle
adult post breeding

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Salt Exploitation Sites, Wastewater Treatment Areas, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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