(syn. Tringa Ϯ Common Redshank T. totanus) Gr. αιγιαλωδης aigialōdēs  frequenting the shore  < αιγιαλος aigialos  beachsea-shore; "Genus Aegialodes Heine [Gambetta (!) Kaup 1829 nec Koch 1816] " (Heine 1890).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 24 January 2019).