Green Sandpiper

Tringa ochropus - Chevalier culblanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tringa

  • Species
    :

    ochropus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 57 à 61 cm.
  • Weight
    : 70 à 90 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier culblanc,
  • Andarríos Grande,
  • Maçarico-bique-bique,
  • Waldwasserläufer,
  • Erdei cankó,
  • Witgat,
  • Piro piro culbianco,
  • Skogssnäppa,
  • Skogsnipe,
  • kalužiak perlavý,
  • vodouš kropenatý,
  • Svaleklire,
  • metsäviklo,
  • xivita comuna,
  • Trjástelkur,
  • samotnik,
  • meža tilbīte, titilbis,
  • pikasti martinec,
  • Черныш,
  • Trinil hijau,
  • クサシギ,
  • 白腰草鹬,
  • นกชายเลนเขียว,
  • 白腰草鷸,

Voice song and cries

Chevalier culblanc
adult post breeding

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; 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), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas, Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land, Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches

Geographic range

Illustration

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