Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Common Redshank

Order - Charadriiformes
Family - Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes)
Common Redshank
Tringa totanus

    Size : 27–29 cm; 85–155 g; Wingspan 59–66 cm
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Tringa totanus robusta (Schiøler, 1919)
    – Iceland, Faeroes and possibly Scotland; winters in British Is and W Europe.
  • Tringa totanus totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    – Orkney, Shetland and N Scandinavia S to Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Tunisia and Turkey, and E to W Siberia; winters from Mediterranean to tropical Africa, India and probably Indonesia.
  • Tringa totanus ussuriensis (Buturlin, 1934)
    – S Siberia and Mongolia E to NE China (N Heilongjiang) and Russian Far East; winters from E Mediterranean and E Africa through Red Sea, Persian Gulf and Arabia to S & SE Asia.
  • Tringa totanus terrignotae (R. Meinertzhagen & A. C. Meinertzhagen, 1926)
    – extreme NE China (S Heilongjiang); winters in SE & E Asia.
  • Tringa totanus craggi (Hale, 1971)
    – NW Xinjiang (NW China); wintering grounds uncertain, probably in SE Asia and/or E China.
  • Tringa totanus eurhina (Oberholser, 1900)
    – Pamirs, N India and C & S Tibet; winters in India and SE Asia.

Date : 13 November 2016
Location : Bagan Belat Mudflat, Daerah Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang

Date : 10 November 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak
Date : 07 November 2013
Location : Kuala Gula, Daerah Kerian, Perak

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