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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

annikaml

Date

January 12, 2016 02:30 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

gloriveenieves

Date

January 31, 2016 01:29 AM AST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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terathopius

Date

June 13, 2015 11:01 AM HST

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No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

leibele

Date

December 8, 2015 08:34 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

kucycads

Date

January 30, 2016 06:29 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

jennykarraker

Date

December 24, 2015 03:00 PM EST

Description

Digging in the sand looking for chips at Playa Linda Beach

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dpom

Date

January 28, 2016 11:03 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

susanelliott

Date

January 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

January 18, 2016 06:38 AM PST

Place

Cozumel (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

owa-ray

Date

January 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

owa-ray

Date

January 7, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

owa-ray

Date

January 10, 2016
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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.