French: Chevalier tacheté German: Tüpfelgrünschenkel Spanish: Archibebe moteado
Other common names:
Sakhalin and W Sea of Okhotsk; possibly also N Sea of Okhotsk and Kamchatka. Winter range not well known, but recorded in NE India, Bangladesh and Myanmar S to Malay Peninsula and E Sumatra; may be regular also in Japan, S Korea, E China, Taiwan, Philippines and perhaps elsewhere.
29–32 cm; 136–158 g; wingspan 55 cm. Heavily built Tringa; dark brown upperparts with whitish spots and fringes; head and neck densely spotted and... read more
Considered less vocal than T. nebularia, at least away from breeding grounds, when hear to... read more
On breeding grounds, occupies coastal lowland swamps and sparse larch forests around marshy pools,... read more
Food and feeding
On breeding grounds takes small fish, especially sticklebacks (Pingitius); also polychaetes, olygochaetes, small crustaceans... read more
Lays in Jun and season continues until early Jul. Monogamous; nests in scattered single pairs or in colonies of 3–10 pairs. Nest... read more
Not well known; recorded widely as a migrant or winter vistor in Ussuriland, Japan (Hokkaido,... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. CITES I. Total population was considered to comprise in region of c. 500–1000 birds (1989), with evidence that numbers declining on breeding grounds based... read more
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