Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Ruff and Reeve
Ruff and Reeve Philomachus pugnax
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Ruff, Reeve
Old scientific name(s): Calidris pugnax
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RangeN. Palearctic and locally in more s. areas;
S. populations are fragmented;
N. Palearctic in n. Europe from British Isles and n. Scandinavia e. across Russia, n. Siberia (New Siberian Islands) to Anadyrland. Locally s. to nc. Europe (Biebrza Marsh in Poland, Senne in w. Slovakia, and Apaj Puszta, Kiskunsag National Park in Hungary), nc. Russia, Kirghiz steppes and sw. Siberia in the Altai and Lake Shira. Nw. Alaska (Point Lay).
Winters s. to s. Africa, s. Asia and Australia (mostly coastal areas of Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and se. South Australia (Adelaide at ICI Saltworks)).
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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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