Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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British Isles and Scandinavia e. across n. Russia and n. Siberia to the Chukotski Peninsula then s. to Denmark, Germany, Poland (Biebrza Marsh), c. Russia, ex. e. Turkestan, n. Mongolia, ex. ne. China (n. Manchuria, nw. Heilungkiang), Kamchatka, Kuril Is. and Commander Is. e. to w. and c. Aleutians (Attu, Amchitka and probably Adak).
Winter s. from Mediterranean region, s. Asia and Taiwan to s. Africa and Australia in Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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