Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius - Chevalier grivelé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Actitis

  • Species
    :

    macularius

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 37 à 40 cm.
  • Weight
    : 34 à 50 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier grivelé,
  • Andarríos Maculado,
  • Maçarico-pintado,
  • Drosseluferläufer,
  • pettyes billegetőcankó,
  • Amerikaanse Oeverloper,
  • Piro piro macchiato,
  • Fläckdrillsnäppa,
  • Flekksnipe,
  • kalužiačik škvrnitý,
  • pisík americký,
  • Plettet Mudderklire,
  • amerikansipi,
  • xivitona maculada,
  • Dílastelkur,
  • brodziec plamisty,
  • punktainā tilbīte,
  • ameriški mali martinec,
  • Пятнистый перевозчик,
  • アメリカイソシギ,
  • 斑腹矶鹬,
  • 斑鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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