Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Broad-billed Sandpiper

Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus

Described by: Pontoppidan (1763)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Fishermans Island, Queensland, Australia - Dec, 2003 © Tom Tarrant  Csecsi-halasto, Hungary - Aug 14, 2002 © Max Andrews  Csecsi-halasto, Hungary - Aug 14, 2002 © Max Andrews  Kautokeino, Norway - Jun, 1998 © Stein Nilsen 
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N. Palearctic;
Three populations;
(1) N. Europe n. Scandinavia, n. Russia (Kola Peninsula) and n. Siberia from the Yenisei River e. to the Kolyma River.
Migrant at Hortobagy National Park, Hungary.
Winters in the Middle East (Khor Dubai, United Arab Emirates) and w. India.
(2) Ne. Siberia.
Winters in e. India, Taiwan, the Philippines and Australia (coastal regions of Western Australia (Broome Bird Observatory), Northern Territory, Queensland (Cairns Esplanade), New South Wales, Victoria and se. South Australia).


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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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