[sic] Linnaeus, 1758,
Suriname = eastern Asia.
Hitherto usually placed in monotypic genus, Eurynorhynchus, but sometimes included in present genus; recent study supports its treatment within Calidris#R (see also under Tribe Calidrini). Emendation of specific name is required on basis of correct Latin. Monotypic.
Chukotskiy Peninsula S to N Kamchatka. Wintering area not well known, but main wintering grounds are in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand; recorded in winter also locally from SE India and Sri Lanka to Indochina and S China, and S to Singapore and Philippines.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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