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Tringa semipalmatus   (Gmelin, 1789)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Scolopacidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Others.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific and Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A large shorebird that inhabit shallow estuaries and coasts; feeds on tidal flats at low tide. Feeds on invertebrates in algal beds over tidal flats, and occasionally on fish. Diet may include surface-dwelling gastropods, pelecypods, tube-dwelling and talitrid amphipods, mussels, worms and adult insects. Feeds extensively and roosts in salt marshes. Visually searches for prey while walking and by moving algae, rocks, debris or dried mud with its bill. Preyed upon by hawks (Ref. 95082).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gaydos, J.K. and S.F. Pearson. 2011. (Ref. 93905)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 October 2016

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Price category (Ref. 80766)