Ruddy Turnstone

Arenaria interpres - Tournepierre à collier

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Arenaria

  • Species
    :

    interpres

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 26 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 50 à 57 cm.
  • Weight
    : 80 à 110 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Arenaria interpres interpres (ne Canada, Greenland, n Europe to ne Siberia and w Alaska)
  • Arenaria interpres morinella (ne Alaska, n Canada)

Foreign names

  • Tournepierre à collier,
  • Vuelvepiedras Común,
  • Rola-do-mar,
  • Steinwälzer,
  • Kőforgató,
  • Steenloper,
  • Voltapietre comune,
  • Roskarl,
  • Steinvender,
  • kamenár strakatý,
  • kamenáček pestrý,
  • Stenvender,
  • karikukko,
  • Steenloper,
  • remena-rocs comú,
  • Tildra,
  • kamusznik (zwyczajny),
  • akmeņtārtiņš,
  • kamenjar,
  • Камнешарка,
  • Trinil pembalik-batu,
  • キョウジョシギ,
  • 翻石鹬,
  • นกพลิกหิน,
  • 翻石鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; 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, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses), Tidepools

Geographic range

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