Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Common Redshank

Common Redshank Tringa totanus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Redshank
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  The Gavers, Harelbeke, Belgium - May 15, 2002 © Yves Baptiste  Morecombe, Lancashire, England - Feb, 2003 © Richard Stern 
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(1) Iceland, Faeroes and possibly Scotland.
Winters in the British Isles and w. Europe.
(2) N. Europe in the Orkney Is., Shetland Is. and n. Scandinavia s. through the British Isles and w. Europe (Biebrza Marsh, Poland, Senne, w. Slovakia, Iberian Peninsula and n. Italy), Tunisia and Turkey, Transcaucasus, Turkestan, then e. to w. Siberia.
Winters in the Mediterranean Basin s. to tropical Africa, w. India and Indosnesia.
(3) S. Siberia in Transbaicalia and Mongolia e. to n. Manchuria, Amurland, Ussuriland, Anadyrland and the Soviet Far East.
Winters in the e. Mediterranean region, Red Sea and e. Africa e. through Arabia and the Persian Gulf region and w. India and probably further e.
(4) S. Manchuria.
Winters in se. Asia and Taiwan.
(5) Nw. China (nw. Xinjiang).
Winters in unknown regions, but probably in e. China.
(6) C. Asia from Pamir Mountains to n. India and c. and s. Tibet.
Winters in India, China and Sulawesi.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Massaciuccolis Oasis
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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