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  Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)

Wood Sandpiper | Tringa glareola photo
Wood Sandpiper

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Wood Sandpiper | Tringa glareola photo
Wood Sandpiper

Image by Alnus - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

WOOD SANDPIPER FACTS

distribution map showing range of Tringa glareola 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:glareola
Common Name:Wood Sandpiper

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