Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Wood Sandpiper

Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan - Apr 6, 2003 © William Hull  Balmazujvaros, Hungary - Aug 15, 2002 © Max Andrews  Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Dec 1, 2001 © Dave Behrens  Aiguamolls de lEmporda, Cataluna, Spain - May 5, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Salines de Guérande, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de La Loire, France - Jul 8, 2001 © Alain Fossé 
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N. Palearctic;
British Isles and Scandinavia e. across n. Russia and n. Siberia to the Chukotski Peninsula then s. to Denmark, Germany, Poland (Biebrza Marsh), c. Russia, ex. e. Turkestan, n. Mongolia, ex. ne. China (n. Manchuria, nw. Heilungkiang), Kamchatka, Kuril Is. and Commander Is. e. to w. and c. Aleutians (Attu, Amchitka and probably Adak).
Winter s. from Mediterranean region, s. Asia and Taiwan to s. Africa and Australia in Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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