Broad-billed Sandpiper

Calidris falcinellus - Bécasseau falcinelle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Calidris

  • Species
    :

    falcinellus

Descriptor

Pontoppidan, 1763

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 34 à 37 cm.
  • Weight
    : 30 à 45 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bécasseau falcinelle
adult plum. breeding
Bécasseau falcinelle
adult plum. post breeding

Broad-billed Sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Calidris falcinellus falcinellus (n Europe to nw Siberia)
  • Calidris falcinellus sibirica (ne Siberia)

Foreign names

  • Bécasseau falcinelle,
  • Correlimos falcinelo,
  • pilrito-de-bico-grosso,
  • Sumpfläufer,
  • sárjáró,
  • Breedbekstrandloper,
  • Gambecchio frullino,
  • myrsnäppa,
  • Fjellmyrløper,
  • brehárik ploskozobý,
  • jespáček ploskozobý,
  • Kærløber,
  • jänkäsirriäinen,
  • Breëbekstrandloper,
  • territ becadell,
  • Efjutíta,
  • biegus płaskodzioby,
  • dūņšņibītis,
  • ploskokljunec,
  • Грязовик,
  • Kedidi paruh-lebar,
  • キリアイ,
  • 阔嘴鹬,
  • นกชายเลนปากกว้าง,
  • 寬嘴鷸〔闊嘴鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Bécasseau falcinelle
juvenile

Habitat

Bécasseau falcinelle
adult plum. breeding

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent 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 Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Salt Exploitation Sites, Wastewater Treatment Areas, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Bécasseau falcinelle
published: - Updated: 13-07-2007
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