Christiansø, off Bornholm, Denmark.
Formerly placed in genus Erolia. Specific name formerly listed as testacea, but ferruginea has priority. Form described as C. paramelanotos (“Cox’s Sandpiper”) shown to be a hybrid between present species and (almost certainly) C. melanotos; C. (Pisobia) cooperi (“Cooper’s Sandpiper”) probably a hybrid between present species and C. acuminata. Monotypic.
Arctic Siberia from Yamal Peninsula to Kolyuchinskaya Gulf (N Chukotskiy Peninsula). Winters from sub-Saharan Africa through Middle East and S & SE Asia to Australasia.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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