Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea - Bécasseau cocorli

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Calidris

  • Species
    :

    ferruginea

Descriptor

Pontoppidan, 1763

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 41 cm.
  • Weight
    : 44 à 117 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécasseau cocorli,
  • Correlimos Zarapitín,
  • Pilrito-de-bico-comprido,
  • Sichelstrandläufer,
  • Sarlós partfutó,
  • Krombekstrandloper,
  • Piovanello,
  • Spovsnäppa,
  • Tundrasnipe,
  • pobrežník krivozobý,
  • jespák křivozobý,
  • Krumnæbbet Ryle,
  • kuovisirri,
  • Krombekstrandloper,
  • territ becllarg,
  • Spóatíta,
  • biegus krzywodzioby,
  • līkšņibītis,
  • srpokljuni prodnik,
  • Краснозобик,
  • Kedidi golgol,
  • サルハマシギ,
  • 弯嘴滨鹬,
  • นกชายเลนปากโค้ง,
  • 彎嘴濱鷸〔滸鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes ; 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, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Salt Exploitation Sites, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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