Species Details


Spotted (Nordmann's) Greenshank Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Tringa guttifer
Family : Scolopacidae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Spotted Greenshank
Habitat : Coast
Description : The Nordmann’s Greenshank is a medium-sized shorebird with yellowish legs (adult bird length approximately 31 cm, wing 18 cm, bill 5.3 cm, tarsus 4.6 cm, tail 6.5 cm). The non-breeding adult looks pale ashy-brown from above and white from below. Its forehead, supercilium and sides of the head are white, and its hind-neck is streaked with brown. It feeds on crustaceans, molluscs and annelids.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: pintail(www.inaturalist.org/people/pintail),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Anon Torimimore information, please contact us.