French: Bécasseau à col roux German: Rotkehl-Strandläufer Spanish: Correlimos cuellirrojo
Other common names:
Trynga [sic] ruficollis
Kulussutai, southern Transbaikalia
C & E Taymyr; Kharaulakh Mts and area around Lena Delta; R Kolyma to Chukotskiy Peninsula and S to extreme N Kamchatka; sporadically W & N Alaska. Winters from E India, Myanmar, S China and Taiwan through Philippines and Indonesia to Solomon Is, Australia and New Zealand.
13–16 cm, 18–51 g, wingspan 29–33 cm. In all plumages, combination of dark legs and lack of webbing between toes separates this species from all except ... read more
Flight calls variously rendered as a rasping “quiit”, dry “churi” and chattering “chrit-chrit” or “... read more
Low-altitude montane tundra in subalpine belt, on mossy and scrubby tundra, usually in rather dry... read more
Food and feeding
On breeding grounds takes beetles, insect larvae, Hymenoptera and tiny seeds; may forage far from nest in wet habitat. Outside breeding... read more
Lays Jun. Monogamous. Densities 4–6 pairs/km², up to 28 pairs/km². Low degree of site fidelity. Nest is shallow depression... read more
Migratory. Probably moves in large flocks. Uses several stopovers, mostly on coasts of Japan, Korea... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Global population estimated at 315,000 individuals (2002–2007 data), of which c. 270,000 reach Australia... read more
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