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  Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)

Common Redshank | Tringa totanus photo
Common redshank in winter plumage

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Common Redshank | Tringa totanus photo
Common redshank in breeding plumage

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COMMON REDSHANK FACTS

distribution map showing range of Tringa totanus in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Scolopacidae
Genus:Tringa
Species:totanus
Common Name:Common Redshank

Relatives in same Genus
  Spotted Redshank (T. erythropus)
  Lesser Yellowlegs (T. flavipes)
  Wood Sandpiper (T. glareola)
  Common Greenshank (T. nebularia)
  Marsh Sandpiper (T. stagnatilis)