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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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What

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

February 27, 2015 09:30 AM GST

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

josep

Date

April 21, 2012

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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maractwin

Date

March 17, 2015 09:28 AM EDT

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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taogirl

Date

March 12, 2015

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Ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

pierre_t

Date

December 28, 2008

Place

Ile-Tudy (Google, OSM)

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What

ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

knightericm

Date

March 6, 2015 04:07 PM CST

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ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

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joshualincoln

Date

February 16, 2015

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Ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

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pierre_t

Date

July 17, 2008

Place

Mousterlin (Google, OSM)

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

olistr

Date

March 8, 2015

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Ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres

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gcmilly

Date

March 7, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

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tchristensen

Date

March 7, 2015

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Observer

paloma

Date

February 26, 2015 04:50 PM 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.