Species Details

@Misbah Mishu,Bangladesh;

Wood Sandpiper Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Tringa glareola
Family : Scolopacidae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Wetlands
Description : The Wood Sandpiper is a delicate small, grey-brown wader bird with a white supercilium (adult bird length approximately 20 cm, weight 52 g, wing 12.5 cm, bill 2.8 cm, tarsus 3.6 cm, tail 4.8 cm). In the non-breeding season, it looks grey-brown from above and dusky white from below. In the winter it feeds on aquatic insects, small fishes, frogs and seeds; and at its breeding ground it feeds chiefly on aquatic insects and their larvae.
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:Misbah Mishu,Bangladesh;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Alan Dalton(www.xeno-canto.org/Alan Dalton), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.