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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
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All Names

  • Italian
    • Voltapietre
  • Korean
    • 꼬까도요
  • Portuguese
    • Rola-do-mar-comum
    • Rola-do-mar
    • Vira-pedras
  • Hebrew
    • ארנריה אדמונית
  • Catalan
    • Remena-rocs
  • Scientific Names
    • Arenaria interpres
  • English
    • Ruddy Turnstone
    • Turnstone
  • French
    • tournepierre à collier
  • Spanish
    • Vuelvepiedras rojizo
  • German
    • Steinwälzer
  • Russian
    • Камнешарка
  • Hawaiian
    • ʻAkekeke
    • ‘Akekeke
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • RUTU
  • Persian
    • مرغ ریگ سرخ

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Recent observations

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

cypseloides

Date

October 1, 2014 12:04 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Rare in interior Louisiana in fall.

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Date

September 11, 2015 05:25 PM BST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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homerobeunicus

Date

September 23, 2016 06:18 PM CDT

Description

Ejemplares de aves playeras, buscando alimento entre lirios y especímenes marinos muertos

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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treichard

Date

September 6, 2016 02:36 PM EDT

Description

Upper bird

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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tiyumq

Date

September 22, 2016 08:36 PM PDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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tkoffel

Date

November 23, 2014 11:27 AM EST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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cyndi3

Date

September 22, 2016 04:49 PM EDT

Description

Nonbreeder coloration

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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mako252

Date

September 22, 2016 02:16 PM CDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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nathan20

Date

May 23, 2015 02:05 PM ADT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 15, 2016 03:00 PM HST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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nathan20

Date

May 29, 2016

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

skrentnyjeff

Date

April 21, 2011 03:03 PM CDT

Description

Ruddy Turnstone (transitional spring plumage almost breeding adult) Merritt Island Brevard County FL April 2011 Jeff Skrentny FB0831 IMG_3358

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Description from Wikipedia

The ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a small wading bird, one of two species of turnstone in the genus Arenaria. It is now classified in the sandpiper family Scolopacidae but was formerly sometimes placed in the plover family Charadriidae. It is a highly migratory bird, breeding in northern parts of Eurasia and North America and flying south to winter on coastlines almost worldwide. It is the only species of turnstone in much of its range and...

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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