Actitis hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758
Common sandpiper
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Family:  Scolopacidae (sandpipers)
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Environment:  others; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Biology:  Non-breeding individuals are found on riverbanks, streams, dam shores, marshy areas, estuaries, tidal creeks in mangrove swamps, salt marshes, harbours and docks. Feeds on insects, spiders, molluscs, snails, crustaceans, annelids and occasionally frogs, toads, tadpoles and small fish, and plant material (Ref. 107892).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 01 October 2016 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 25.06.14
Modified by: Bato-David, Elizabeth - 13.04.16

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