Common Redshank

Tringa totanus - Chevalier gambette

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tringa

  • Species
    :

    totanus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 59 à 66 cm.
  • Weight
    : 110 à 155 g
Longevity

17 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Redshank (Tringa totanus) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Tringa totanus robusta (Iceland, Faroe Is.)
  • Tringa totanus totanus (w and n Europe to w Siberia)
  • Tringa totanus ussuriensis (s Siberia and Mongolia to e Asia)
  • Tringa totanus terrignotae (s Manchuria and e China)
  • Tringa totanus craggi (nw China)
  • Tringa totanus eurhina (Tajikistan, n India, Tibet)

Foreign names

  • Chevalier gambette,
  • Archibebe Común,
  • Perna-vermelha-comum,
  • Rotschenkel,
  • Piroslábú cankó,
  • Tureluur,
  • Pettegola,
  • Rödbena,
  • Rødstilk,
  • kalužiak červenonohý,
  • vodouš rudonohý,
  • Rødben,
  • punajalkaviklo,
  • Rooipootruiter,
  • gamba roja comuna,
  • Stelkur,
  • krwawodziób,
  • pļavu tilbīte,
  • rdečenogi martinec,
  • Травник,
  • Trinil kaki-merah,
  • アカアシシギ,
  • 红脚鹬,
  • นกทะเลขาแดง,
  • 赤足鷸〔紅腳鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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