Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius - Chevalier grivelé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Actitis

  • Species
    :

    macularius

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 37 à 40 cm.
  • Weight
    : 34 à 50 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Chevalier grivelé
adult plum. breeding
Chevalier grivelé
adult plum. post breeding

Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chevalier grivelé,
  • Andarríos maculado,
  • maçarico-pintado,
  • Drosseluferläufer,
  • pettyes billegetőcankó,
  • Amerikaanse Oeverloper,
  • Piro piro macchiato,
  • fläckdrillsnäppa,
  • Flekksnipe,
  • kalužiačik škvrnitý,
  • pisík americký,
  • Plettet Mudderklire,
  • amerikansipi,
  • xivitona maculada,
  • Dílastelkur,
  • brodziec plamisty,
  • punktainā tilbīte,
  • ameriški mali martinec,
  • Пятнистый перевозчик,
  • アメリカイソシギ,
  • 斑腹矶鹬,
  • 斑鷸,

Voice song and cries

Chevalier grivelé
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Chevalier grivelé
adult plum. post breeding

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fe

ns, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Chevalier grivelé
published: - Updated: 06-10-2010
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