Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Sandpiper
Old scientific name(s): Tringa hypoleucos
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Europe from British Isles and Scandinavia e. across n. Russia and n. Siberia to Anadyrland and Kamchatka s. in the Mediterranean region, Turkey, w. and n. Iran, Afghanistan and the Himalayas, Mongolia, w., c. and n. China Ussuriland, Kuril Is., Sakhalin and Japan.
Winters s. to s. Africa (Uganda), c. Asia, the Philippines and Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria (Portland Harbor) and South Australia), Tasmania.
Izumi, Kagoshima-ken, Japan - Feb 10, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is walking and bobbing its tail.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
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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