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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

February 12, 1977

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

January 30, 1977

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

January 29, 1977

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

January 22, 1977

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

lemmetakeurphoto

Date

February 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

joshuas-mom

Date

August 2, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

January 8, 1977

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

December 31, 1976

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

December 5, 1976

Place

Clacton (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

October 10, 1976

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

dhobern

Date

September 12, 1976

Place

Naze (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

jimmymac2

Date

May 30, 2014 05:12 PM BST

Description

Feeding from Kelp.

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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.