Species Details

@Samiul Mohsanin (Department of Zoology,Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka);

Green Sandpiper Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Tringa ochropus
Family : Scolopacidae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Rivers
Description : The Green Sandpiper is a small dark shore bird with a white rump (adult bird length approximately 23 cm, weight 75 g, wing 14.5 cm, bill 3.4 cm, tarsus 3.3 cm, tail 5.5 cm). In the non-breeding season, its upperparts are dark brown with very small pale spots and its belly and flanks are white. It has an ashy-brown head and neck and a white supercilium in front of the eyes. It feeds on molluscs, crustaceans, worms, aquatic invertebrates and small amounts of plant matters.
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:Samiul Mohsanin (Department of Zoology,Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Frédéric Cazaban(www.xeno-canto.org/Frédéric Cazaban), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.