Ruff

Philomachus pugnax - Combattant varié

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Philomachus

  • Species
    :

    pugnax

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 à 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 54 à 58 cm.
  • Weight
    : 70 à 150 g
Longevity

11 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Combattant varié,
  • Combatiente,
  • Combatente,
  • Kampfläufer,
  • Pajzsos cankó,
  • Kemphaan,
  • Combattente,
  • Brushane,
  • Brushane,
  • bojovník bahenný,
  • jespák bojovný,
  • Brushane,
  • suokukko,
  • Kemphaan,
  • batallaire,
  • Rúkragi,
  • batalion,
  • gugatnis,
  • togotnik,
  • Турухтан,
  • Trinil rumbai,
  • エリマキシギ,
  • 流苏鹬,
  • นกรัฟ,
  • 流蘇鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : 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 : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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