Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Calidris acuminata - Bécasseau à queue pointue

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Calidris

  • Species
    :

    acuminata

Descriptor

Horsfield, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 36 à 43 cm.
  • Weight
    : 39 à 114 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécasseau à queue pointue,
  • Correlimos Acuminado,
  • Pilrito-acuminado,
  • Spitzschwanz-Strandläufer,
  • Hegyesfarkú partfutó,
  • Siberische Strandloper,
  • Piro piro siberiano,
  • Spetsstjärtad snäppa,
  • Spisshalesnipe,
  • pobrežník ostrochvostý,
  • jespák klínoocasý,
  • Spidshalet Ryle,
  • suippopyrstösirri,
  • territ acuminat,
  • Ósatíta,
  • biegus ostrosterny,
  • smailastes šņibītis,
  • ostrorepi prodnik,
  • Острохвостый песочник,
  • Kedidi ekor-panjang,
  • ウズラシギ,
  • 尖尾滨鹬,
  • นกชายเลนกระหม่อมแดง,
  • 尖尾濱鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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