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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

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 16, 2016 01:51 PM CEST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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mako252

Date

December 3, 2016 09:22 AM CST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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mako252

Date

December 2, 2016 07:53 AM CST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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venegas

Date

September 7, 2016

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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venegas

Date

May 11, 2016

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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venegas

Date

May 11, 2016

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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muir

Date

November 13, 2016 11:27 AM GMT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

melinda1

Date

November 29, 2016 08:04 PM AEDT

Description

Habitat - Near a natural water source
How many? - approx 20
Additional comments? - feeding in seaweed with red necked stints
Nest present - No
Behavior - Feeding

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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panza_rayada

Date

November 26, 2016 12:55 PM CST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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ericcleveland

Date

March 23, 2015 05:16 AM PDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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panza_rayada

Date

November 26, 2016 12:06 PM CST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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debaraj

Date

November 29, 2016 12:34 AM PST
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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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