Stilt Sandpiper

Calidris himantopus - Bécasseau à échasses

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Calidris

  • Species
    :

    himantopus

Descriptor

Bonaparte, 1826

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 41 cm.
  • Weight
    : 40 à 68 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécasseau à échasses,
  • Correlimos Zancolín,
  • Maçarico-pernilongo,
  • Bindenstrandläufer,
  • Szalagos cankó,
  • Steltstrandloper,
  • Piro piro zampelunghe,
  • Styltsnäppa,
  • Styltesnipe,
  • pobrežník dlhonohý,
  • jespák dlouhonohý,
  • Klireryle,
  • pitkäkoipisirri,
  • territ camallarg,
  • Vaðfæla,
  • biegus brodźcowaty,
  • garstilbu šņibītis,
  • dulnik,
  • Ходулочниковый песочник,
  • アシナガシギ,
  • 高跷鹬,
  • 高蹺濱鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Grassland : Tundra, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

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