Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Curlew sandpiper
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Family:  Scolopacidae (sandpipers)
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Environment:  others; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific, Atlantic and the Arctic: Palau, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Russia. Tropical to polar.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the beach and shoreline (Ref. 116102). During winter it occurs on coastal brackish lagoons, tidal sand and mudflats, estuaries, salt marshes, exposed coral, rocky shores and on sandy beaches (Ref. 107910).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 01 October 2016 (A4abc) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 03.07.15
Modified by: Bato-David, Elizabeth - 13.04.16

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