Common sandpiper

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Common sandpiper
Adult, Laem Pak Bia, Thailand
Bird recorded in Scotland
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Actitis
A. hypoleucos
Binomial name
Actitis hypoleucos
Range of A. hypoleucos
  Possibly extant (non-breeding)
  Possibly extant (passage)

Tringa hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758

Actitis hypoleucos

The common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) is a small bird in the genus Actitis.It is a migratory bird. During the summer months, it can be found all over Europe, in the winter months, it will spend its time around the Mediterranean and in northern Africa.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Actitis hypoleucos". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T22693264A38824217. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T22693264A38824217.en.