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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • French
    • Tournepierre à collier
  • 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
  • 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

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annikaml

Date

January 10, 2017 04:10 PM CST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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mlodinow

Date

August 7, 2012 11:07 AM MDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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ehjalmarson

Date

August 30, 2014 04:22 PM CDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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nlblock

Date

January 3, 2017 04:14 PM EST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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kodi

Date

January 10, 2017 06:31 PM CST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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scottbuckel

Date

January 15, 2017 05:57 PM CST

Description

A photographer friend of mine is visiting Galveston this week so I took her around to a few sites on the upperTexas Coast. Too bad the light was so poor.

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zelicaon

Date

November 14, 2016 11:58 AM PST

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zelicaon

Date

November 12, 2016 04:43 PM PST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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philipwoodscc

Date

January 13, 2017 10:20 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Several feeding in the small pond

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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philipwoodscc

Date

January 13, 2017 10:20 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Saw this bird fly from the shore. Not a real big bird. I don't recognize the pattern

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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greglasley

Date

January 13, 2017 03:47 PM CST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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greglasley

Date

January 13, 2017 11:33 AM CST
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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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