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Present in New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Arenaria interpres
  • English
    • Ruddy Turnstone
    • chicken
    • Turnstone
  • French
    • tournepierre à collier
  • Spanish
    • Vuelvepiedras rojizo
  • German
    • Steinwälzer
  • Hawaiian
    • ʻAkekeke
  • Portuguese
    • Rola-do-mar
    • Vira-pedras
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • RUTU

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

jumtal

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vuelvepiedras rojizo Arenaria interpres

Date

May 11, 2014

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

finatic

Date

December 13, 2014 09:46 AM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

kueda

Date

December 14, 2014 07:35 AM PST

Description

I think this is my first time seeing this in the Bay Area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 13, 2014 10:53 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

allenbartell

Date

December 13, 2014 01:57 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

botanygirl

Date

September 3, 2014 11:45 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

annikaml

Date

September 6, 2012 09:43 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

fm5050

Date

November 15, 2014 04:00 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

josecolorado

Date

April 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

finatic

Date

November 30, 2014 10:24 AM PST

Place

Robb Field (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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.