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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Catalan
    • Remena-rocs
  • 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

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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

mikaelb

Date

August 27, 2015 08:08 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

May 29, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

trichomanes

Date

August 26, 2015 06:31 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

leosandra

Date

January 24, 2007

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Der 3656

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

davidr

Date

August 11, 2015 02:36 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

marcocelis

Date

August 16, 2015

Place

campeche (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

tnewman

Date

August 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

blacksheep509

Date

August 16, 2015

Place

helgoland (Google, OSM)

Description

Juvenile Turnstone

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

duarte

Date

August 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

August 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

blacksheep509

Date

August 14, 2015

Place

helgoland (Google, OSM)

Description

Pair of adults on shoreline - in the picture with two individuals, I think the one on the left is a juvenile

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

botanygirl

Date

August 11, 2015 01:25 PM EDT
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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.