Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Curlew Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Described by: Pontoppidan (1763)
Alternate common name(s): Cox's Sandpiper, Cooper's Sandpiper
Old scientific name(s): Calidris testacea, Erolia ferruginea
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N. Siberia from the Yenisei River delta e. along the Arctic coast to New Siberian Is. and the Chukotski Peninsula s. to Anadyrland and Koryakland. N. Alaska at Barrow.
Migrant through Europe (Greece in the estuaries of the Acheloos River and Evinos River).
Winters in subsaharan Africa (Lake St. Lucia, n. Zululand, South Africa), Arabian Peninsula, India, se. Asia and Australia (w. and n. Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia) and Tasmania.
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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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