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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
    • 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

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

redabbott

Date

February 19, 2016 09:55 AM PST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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dargan3484

Date

May 21, 2016 09:50 AM EDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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scottbuckel

Date

May 22, 2016 06:37 PM COT

Description

After working around the house this afternoon I decided to do a quick trip to the Teas City Dike.

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

May 22, 2016 06:37 PM COT

Description

After working around the house this afternoon I decided to do a quick trip to the Teas City Dike.

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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scottbuckel

Date

May 21, 2016 08:24 AM COT

Description

A friend called yesterday and asked it I wanted to wander around a bit and find some things to photograph. It sounded like fun so we went out and saw a few things.

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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mduffy

Date

May 19, 2016 06:45 PM EDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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luisguillermo986

Date

May 11, 2016

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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jennykarraker

Date

May 20, 2016 04:05 PM EDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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hadasparag

Date

March 27, 2016

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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mgochfeld

Date

May 10, 2016

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

brucemohn

Date

May 15, 2016

Description

White and black striped head, rust and black marked upperparts and wings, white underparts, red legs

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

cullen

Date

March 21, 2016 11:31 AM CDT
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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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