French: Bécasseau roussâtre German: Grasläufer Spanish: Correlimos canelo
Wrangel I, Ayon I and N coast of Chukotka; Barrow area (N Alaska) E in N Canada to Boothia Peninsula, and irregularly N to Devon I. Winters from SE Bolivia, Paraguay and S Brazil to Uruguay and NE Argentina.
18–20 cm; male 53–117 g; female 46–81 g; wingspan 43–47 cm. Medium-sized wader with small, round head, fairly long neck and warm buff face and... read more
Considered to be generally rather quiet, with the most characteristic and frequently heard sound... read more
Breeds in high Arctic on well-drained sandy tundra with tussocks and scant vegetation, or with... read more
Food and feeding
Diet rather poorly known During migration and on breeding grounds, takes terrestrial invertebrates, especially adults, larvae and pupae of... read more
Lays early to late Jun. Sexes arrive on breeding grounds simultaneously. Polygynous; uses lekking system, where 2–10 males in... read more
Migrates, probably non-stop, through interior North America, mainly Canadian prairies and C USA,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considerd Near Threatened. Total population estimated at maximum of 30,000 birds and perhaps just 15,000 individuals, although recent... read more
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