Common Greenshank

Tringa nebularia - Chevalier aboyeur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tringa

  • Species
    :

    nebularia

Descriptor

Gunnerus, 1767

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 68 à 70 cm.
  • Weight
    : 140 à 270 g
Longevity

12 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier aboyeur,
  • Archibebe Claro,
  • Perna-verde-comum,
  • Grünschenkel,
  • Szürke cankó,
  • Groenpootruiter,
  • Pantana eurasiatica,
  • Gluttsnäppa,
  • Gluttsnipe,
  • kalužiak sivý,
  • vodouš šedý,
  • Hvidklire,
  • valkoviklo,
  • Groenpootruiter,
  • gamba verda,
  • Lyngstelkur,
  • kwokacz,
  • lielā tilbīte, tlitlis,
  • zelenonogi martinec,
  • Большой улит,
  • Trinil kaki-hijau,
  • アオアシシギ,
  • 青脚鹬,
  • นกทะเลขาเขียวธรรมดา,
  • 青足鷸〔青腳鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Coral Reef, Outer Reef Channel, Back Slope, Foreslope (Outer Reef Slope), Lagoon, Inter-Reef Soft Substrate, Inter-Reef Rubble Substrate, Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses), Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Salt Exploitation Sites, Wastewater Treatment Areas, Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

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