Terek Sandpiper

Xenus cinereus - Chevalier bargette

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Xenus

  • Species
    :

    cinereus

Descriptor

Güldenstädt, 1775

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 57 à 59 cm.
  • Weight
    : 70 à 75 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier bargette,
  • Andarríos del Terek,
  • Maçarico-sovela,
  • Terekwasserläufer,
  • Terekcankó,
  • Terekruiter,
  • Piro piro del Terek,
  • Tereksnäppa,
  • Tereksnipe,
  • brodník sivý,
  • vodouš malý,
  • Terekklire,
  • rantakurvi,
  • Terekruiter,
  • siseta cendrosa,
  • Bjúgstelkur,
  • terekia,
  • terekija,
  • sabljasti martinec,
  • Мородунка,
  • Trinil bedaran,
  • ソリハシシギ,
  • 翘嘴鹬,
  • นกชายเลนปากแอ่น,
  • 反嘴鷸〔翹嘴鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Chevalier bargette
adult post breeding

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Subarctic ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 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 : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Salt Exploitation Sites

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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