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Present in New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • 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

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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arodris

Date

April 11, 2015

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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dpom

Date

April 26, 2015 08:03 AM PDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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cyric

Date

April 13, 2015 05:21 PM EDT

Description

A pair of Ruddy Turnstones at Bathtub Beach.

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ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

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lscknwrbiota

Date

April 25, 2015 07:51 AM EDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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keycrone

Date

April 21, 2015

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Vuelvepiedras rojizo Arenaria interpres

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rockashroom

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April 22, 2015

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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drmcd3

Date

February 22, 2005

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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blubayou

Date

April 8, 2015 04:31 PM CDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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adorantes

Date

August 16, 2014

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ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

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msieges

Date

March 15, 2015

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ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

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msieges

Date

March 15, 2015

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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February 8, 2015
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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.