Arenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ruddy turnstone
Ruddy turnstone
Arenaria interpres
photo by Aquino, Maria Theresa

Family:  Scolopacidae (sandpipers)
Max. size: 
Environment:  others; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic and Western Pacific: UK, Philippines and Kermadec Island. Tropical to polar.
Biology:  Found on beach and shoreline and bay and nearshore (Ref. 116102).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 14 August 2019 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  C: Ref. 121724.

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 29.07.16

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