Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Spotted Redshank Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Tringa erythropus
Family : Scolopacidae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Coast and wetlands
Description : The Spotted Redshank is a pale grey wader that turns sooty-black when breeding (adult bird length approximately 30 cm, weight 150 g, wing 17 cm, bill 5.7 cm, tarsus 5.6 cm, tail 6.5 cm). In the non-breeding season, it looks pale grey from above and white from below. It has a narrow white supercilium in front of the eyes. It has long straight blackish-brown bill with a red base. It feeds on crustaceans, worms, molluscs, aquatic insects, larvae and small fishes.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Thomas Bergman(www.xeno-canto.org/Thomas Bergman), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.