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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

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

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

wtg1940

Date

May 16, 2008 10:53 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

brunodurand

Date

October 20, 2014 07:48 AM SGT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

adorantes

Date

May 5, 2015 05:59 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

manuelbecerril

Date

October 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

July 9, 2016 07:57 AM CDT

Description

I drove down to the dike to see if anything new was there. I saw a few new creatures.

I think fall migration has started as it has been several months since I have seen Ruddy Turnstones and Black-bellied Plovers.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

July 2, 2016 12:37 PM CDT

Description

I decided to chase a rare bird this morning and while I did see the bird I did not get a photo of it. I did see a few things while waiting for the bird to show up.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

roby

Date

September 14, 2014 07:53 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

roby

Date

September 16, 2014 03:58 PM HST

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Square

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

psweet

Date

May 24, 2016 01:06 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

xpicob

Date

September 16, 2012

Place

Xpicob, (Google, OSM)

Description

Tirapiedras, ave marina de pequeña dimensión. Generalmente se le observa a la orilla del mar y es una especie migratoria.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

marthar

Date

January 7, 2015 11:27 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

krosenthal

Date

February 2, 2013 10:56 AM EST
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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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