Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Calidris
Family: Scolopacidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
pugnax
NOTES

A medium-sized migrant wader about 25 cm long. It has a straight bill with a slightly bulbous tip. Occurs singly or in groups and feeds on invertebrates and seeds


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: Has a mottled back and oval white patches on the sides of a dark tail
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Ruff
Kemphaan
Habitat
NOTES: Found near water in short marshy vegetation
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
None known
None
Months
December
February
January
March
November
October
September
Synonyms for Species
Philomachus pugnax
Tringa pugnax



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