French: Chevalier aboyeur German: Grünschenkel Spanish: Archibebe claro
district of Trondheim, Norway
N Scotland and Scandinavia E through C Asia to E Siberia and Kamchatka. Winters from W Europe through Mediterranean to Africa, Madagascar, and E through Middle East to S Asia, Indonesia and Australasia.
30–35 cm; 125–300 g; wingspan 68–70 cm. Largest Tringa (10–15% larger than T. totanus) with long, robust, slightly uptilted bill and... read more
Song comprises sustained, richly modulated and quickly given “too-hoo-too-hoo” series, with the... read more
Taiga zone, in forest clearings, woody moorland or open bogs and marshes, including blanket bog;... read more
Food and feeding
Chiefly insects and their larvae, especially beetles, but also crustaceans, annelids, molluscs, amphibians and small fish; reported also... read more
Lays late Apr to mid Jun in NW Europe. Usually monogamous (occasionally pair-bond survives more than one season), though some males... read more
Mostly migratory, though some populations move only short distances, with for example small (but... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). In Europe and W Africa probably several 100,000s of birds, although only 25,000 actually counted in coastal Europe and W Africa (of... read more
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