Willet

Tringa semipalmata - Chevalier semipalmé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tringa

  • Species
    :

    semipalmata

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 80 cm.
  • Weight
    : 215 à 375 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Willet (Tringa semipalmata) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Tringa semipalmata inornata (sc Canada, nc USA)
  • Tringa semipalmata semipalmata (se Canada, e and s USA, West Indies)

Foreign names

  • Chevalier semipalmé,
  • Playero Aliblanco,
  • Maçarico-d'asa-branca,
  • Schlammtreter,
  • lármás cankó,
  • Willet,
  • Willet,
  • Willetsnäppa,
  • Willetsnipe,
  • kalužiak bahenný,
  • vodouš břehoušovitý,
  • Willet,
  • preeriaviklo,
  • gamba alanegra,
  • Fjörustelkur,
  • błotowiec,
  • dižā tilbe,
  • vilet,
  • Перепончатопалый улит,
  • ハジロオオシギ,
  • 斑翅鹬,
  • 半蹼白翅鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses), Tidepools

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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