Slightly larger and very similar to Redshank, especially in winter plumage. Black and dark grey back and wings with white speckling. BIF1674, 11/07/2016, Polder Pinnow, Germany, Roland Neumann, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, AD BREED>NBREED It is an occasional vagrant to Australia and North America. The nest is on the ground, a shallow depression in moss and grass tussocks, sometimes against a stone or a branch. The male performs a spectacular “sky dance” with swift descents and upwards sweeps of equal speed, accompanied by a rattling motion of the wings. Toes and little tarsus project beyond the tip of the tail during the flight. Description: Size: 29-32 cm in length with a 61-67 cm wingspan. Chin and throat are whitish, and underparts are greyish and barred with brownish-grey. Legs red to black. It is also vulnerable to pollution and heavy harvesting of benthic fauna. Coloured version drawn on an iPad for Wild Yorkshire Blog This entry was posted in Birds and tagged Horbury Wyke , Spotted Redshank by Richard Bell . The species is a rare migrant in western Alaska, and strays have shown up at scattered points elsewhere in North America -- not only on both coasts, but also at some far inland sites, such as Ohio and Kansas. It sweeps the bill from side to side through water, pecks, probes and jabs. BEHAVIOUR IN THE WILD: Short bill is red with black tip. In summer plumage the adults are almost entirely black, save for some white 'spotting' on the wings, a white `wedge' on the back showing clearly in flight and a barred tail. Fr: Chevalier arlequin Common Redshank Tringa totanus brown and white spotted bird with orange beak and legs standing in a small puddle of water ... Common redshank bird tringa totanus in flight. The females often leave the breeding grounds up to a week before the eggs hatch, or desert their mates with brood at an early stage. Ita: Totano moro Some individuals may have whitish fringes on breast, flanks and belly. They are monogamous with very short pair-bond. Legs are orange-red. Breeds in arctic bogs and swamps; migrants occur in varied wetland habitats. Ang: Spotted Redhsank On the underwing, coverts and axillaries are white. The Spotted Redshank is a wary, noisy wader, larger and more elegant than the Common Redshank. – a typical Tringa-like sound: a short piercing whistle The male performs a dramatic sky dance. It nests on open boggy taiga, laying four eggs in … It is known for its spectacular “sky dance” at the beginning of the breeding season. Legs and feet are mostly orange-red and the bill has orange-red base of lower mandible. The female lays a single brood of 4 pale green eggs with dark markings. Legs and feet are bright red. Outside the breeding season and on passage, it frequents large muddy estuaries, brackish lagoons, and locally freshwater marshes and lakes, usually near the sea. The Spotted Redshank is migratory. The cup is lined with grass, dead leaves, stems, pine needles and some feathers. INTRODUCTION: It sometimes forms dense flocks, and the group members seem to chase prey in unison, moving while pecking or running in the same direction. RANGE: Some birds can be polyandrous. It winters from W Europe through Mediterranean to equatorial Africa, and E through Persian Gulf and India to SE Asia, SE China and Taiwan. PROTECTION / THREATS / STATUS:   – in spectrogram appears like a broad capital M, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, calls in flight HABITAT:   Spotted Redshank: Medium-sized wader with long, thin, red-based black bill. Winter bird (shown) has gray upperparts and white underparts. The Spotted Redshank adult in breeding plumage has sooty-black head, neck and entire underparts except the undertail-coverts which are blackish and white. The spotted redshank (T. erythropus), which breeds in the Arctic, has a longer bill and legs; it is almost entirely black in breeding plumage and very pale in winter. The Spotted Redshank in flight gives a sharp, rapid whistle “tu-wik” falling and rising in pitch. It breeds in the northernmost regions of Eurasia, and moves S to spend the winter as far as equatorial Africa, India and SE Asia. In flight often appears dark overall with narrow white oval up middle of back. It is often named “Sentinel of the Marshes” as it flies off while yelling a warning to other birds. Stocky brown wader with bright red legs; compare with slenderer, far more gracile Spotted Redshank in juvenile and non-breeding plumage. Elegant wader with a long fine bill and long reddish legs (dark on breeding adults). On migration it can be found across the UK, inland around lakes and freshwater marshes, as well as at coastal wetlands and estuaries, with the largest numbers close to the coast. They have red legs and a black-tipped red bill, and show white up the back and on the wings in flight. Common Greenshank have green legs; Spotted Redshank have red legs. The Spotted Redshank breeds in Scandinavia and NW Russia, through N Siberia to Chukotsky Peninsula. Spotted Redshank: Large sandpiper, mostly black body in summer except for white rump, white spots on wings, barred tail. It is black in breeding plumage, and very pale in winter. Photographic ramble & My pictures on IBC, HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD Vol 3 by Josep del Hoyo-Andrew Elliott-Jordi Sargatal - Lynx Edicions - ISBN: 8487334202, THE HANDBOOK OF BIRD IDENTIFICATION FOR EUROPE AND THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC by Mark Beaman, Steve Madge - C. 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Juvenile buff-spotted upperparts and all-dark bill somewhat recalling smaller Wood Sandpiper, but note red legs and flight pattern; larger and slimmer young Spotted Redshank has greyer upperparts, heavily barred or vermiculated underparts and fine longer bill; also different flight pattern. Black head with grey eye ring, black breast and belly with grey barring on flanks. The alarm call is a short “chip”. Taxonomically, it forms a close-knit group with several other large Tringa species, with molecular sequencing showing it to be a sister clade to that containing the greater yellowlegs and the common greenshank. Multiple sizes available. BIF3166, 20/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke, #ornithology #birdmigration #birdID #birdguide #birding #birdwatching #birdsound #westernpalearctic #europe #vismig #flightcalls #middleeast #northernafrica #workinprogress, https://birds-in-flight.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/BIF337-1_PFR04315_1-11_100831_srshank-C_d-serb-becken_REF-S.mp3, /wp-content/uploads/2020/05/BIF3166-1_PFR14941_1-11_180720_BIO_srshank-1-FC_d_mv_karrend-wiesen_REF-S_B.mp3. BIF0295, 21/05/2011, Ikh Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, M BREED This is a large wader (shorebird), measuring 29–31 cm (11–12 in) long, with a wingspanof 61–67 cm (24–26 in) and a weight ranging from 121 to 205 g (4.3 to 7.2 oz). Nd: Zwarte Ruiter BIF0296, 21/05/2011, Ikh Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, M BREED Common redshank tringa totanus wading bird in flight above farmland...These Eurasian wader bird are common. Swift direct flight when flushed. Adult summer Spotted Redshanks are very distinctive, being almost entirely black. It is a monotypic species, with no recognised subspecies. Biometrics: It has a red legs and bill, and shows a white oval on the back in flight. Adults weigh 121-205 g. Plumage: Adults are black with white speckles in summer and pale to off-white in winter. Juveniles h… The Spotted Redshank is currently evaluated as Least Concern. The dark color of this big sandpiper makes it almost unmistakable in breeding plumage (although an oiled yellowlegs was once identified as a Spotted Redshank). Wickham Market - Red Kite over. BIF0337, 31/08/2010, Serbitzer Becken, Germany, Patrick Franke, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, calls in flight The spotted redshank is a medium sized elegant wading bird, slightly larger than a redshank. All: Dunkler Wasserläufer Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, calls in flight BIF3166, 20/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke The Spotted Redshank feeds primarily on both aquatic and terrestrial insects and their larvae, but it also takes crustaceans, molluscs, worms, small fish and amphibians. Canvas from $101.49 $144.99. The males rear the young alone, and migrate with the juveniles after the nesting period. It feeds both by day and night. Spotted Redshank in flight near Latrabjerg, Iceland. In winter they have a grey back and paler under parts, with a more prominent eye stripe than a redshank and lacking a redshank's … On the breeding grounds, it gives repetitive creaking or grinding “krrew-ee krrew-ee…” interspersed with typical calls and tremoulous whistles. Sd: svartsnäppa, William Price Juveniles are grey-brown finely speckled white above, and have pale, finely barred underparts. The bird is also seen on the shorelines of the United Kingdom and The Netherlands in winter. Weight: 159 g (97-230 g). Brown and white spotted redshank bird. The cheeks are whitish. These spotted redshanks appear on the cover of The Aire Valley Wetlands, compiled and published by Richard L. Brook and the Wakefield Naturalists’ Society in 1976. Spotted redshank It is 29-33 cm long. Bill is red with black tip. Spotted Redshank. Spotted redshank Redshank Where and when to see them The greenshank is confined to the N and W of Scotland in summer around boggy moorland and peatland pools. Key information. The young fledge about 28 days after hatching. Spotted Redshank. The spotted redshank was first described by German zoologist Peter Simon Pallas in 1764. Length: 29-32 cm BIF3165, 03/09/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, BREED The moult occurs in staging areas before the birds reach the wintering grounds where the species is present between October and April. Dark wings with white trailing edges visible in flight. Other Names: none Distribution: northern Scandinavia and northwest Russia in summer; discontinuously throughout Africa and the Middle East in winter. The spotted redshank is a medium sized elegant wading bird, slightly larger than a redshank. It is threatened by habitat loss in the wintering areas and on migration, but currently, the Spotted Redshank is not globally threatened. BIF3162, 03/09/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, AD BREED-> NBREED Legs and feet are dark red. I’d originally drawn them for a much-delayed 1973 Bird Report , to show autumn migrants at Horbury Wyke but Richard retained the drawing because of the Wyke’s remarkable likeness to Mickletown Ings, which he considered a key wetland in … Multiple sizes available (4) Pre-Flight Check. The alarm call is a short “chip”. The Spotted Redshank nests in scattered pairs with 2-3 nests/km² (maximum 15 nests). The white to greyish-white underparts show grey wash on breast sides and upper flanks, whereas rear flanks and undertail are finely barred. This is the first record since August 2010! Nonbreeding plumage is paler and grayer than smaller and chunkier Common Redshank. By Bendjebar, Ralph H. Canvas from $101.49 $144.99. Bill is red with black tip. Feeds and forages on land or in shallow water by probing in mud, and sweeping bill back and forth. Often rather wary, alerting other birds with its loud, fluty, whistled calls. Waveney Area - A NIGHT HERON was seen in flight this evening over Carlton Marsh SWT. The non-breeding adult has pale brownish-grey upperparts from forehead to mantle and scapulars (the latter with narrow fringes on the larger scapulars). This is the first record since August 2010! The Spotted Redshank breeds in wooded tundra and also in more open areas, including heathland and shrubby tundra. Common Redshank: Large sandpiper, scaled black and brown upperparts, dark-streaked neck and breast, white eye-ring broken in front, pale belly and sides with dark chevrons. Covehithe - 2 Spoonbill on the b road + 2 1st summer Little Gull. Winter bird (shown) has gray upperparts and white underparts. It has summer plumage almost. Bobs tail when nervous, and then flies to show flashy white trailing edge to … Spotted Redshank: Large sandpiper, mostly black body in summer except for white rump, white spots on wings, barred tail. BLACK KITE South past Hopton Cliffs at 12:10hrs. Noisy birds, their distinctive 'tchuet' flight calls are constantly heard. It is black in breeding plumage, and very pale in winter. The Spotted Redshank is threatened by habitat loss in its wintering range and on migration, through coastal erosion and drainage of wetlands. By Williams, Peter. The female is slightly larger than male, with usually paler plumage, showing white tips to crown feathers and more white-edged feathers on the underparts. Similar to: Common Greenshank. It is straight and slender with slight droop at tip. The females move S from early June, then the male move in July, and the juveniles in August/September. Boyton - Osprey South at 11:45hrs. BIF0298, 21/05/2011, Ikh Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, – most often to be heard a single slow modulated and monophonic call It was roosting for the most part but on one occasion the birds took to the air and it flew around with the Godwits affording me an opportunity to get a few pictures of it in flight. BIF3160, 25/08/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, AD BREED>NBREED PBase-tereksandpiper & Flickr William Price, Nicole Bouglouan  On the breeding grounds, it gives repetitive creaking or grinding “krrew-ee krrew-ee…” interspersed with typical calls and tremoulous whistles. Bill is red with black tip. and has a white oval on the back only visible in flight. It has a red legs and bill, and shows a white oval on the back in flight. Both adults share the incubation during 23-24 days, starting with the last egg. Tringa erythropus. Deben Estuary - 8 Spoonbill Ramsholt water meadow + 2 Spotted Redshank. Redshank are common, familiar (and very noisy) waders found, year-round, on our coastal habitats as well as inland during the breeding season. The spotted redshank ( T. erythropus ), which breeds in the Arctic, has a longer bill and legs; it is almost entirely black in breeding plumage and very pale in winter. The Spotted Redshank performs a swift, direct flight. Within the flocks, the contact call is “uck”. Wing-coverts and tertials are spotted and notched whitish. Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, calls in flight BIF0337, 31/08/2010, Serbitzer Becken, Germany, Patrick Franke /wp-content/uploads/2020/05/BIF3166-1_PFR14941_1-11_180720_BIO_srshank-1-FC_d_mv_karrend-wiesen_REF-S_B.mp3. During the breeding season, it performs beautiful aerial displays while giving creaking whistles. Vagrants are widely recorded. White patch on back. REPRODUCTION OF THIS SPECIES: CALLS AND SONGS: SOUNDS BY XENO-CANTO          It . It can be seen in swampy coniferous woodland or birch forest near the treeline. Wingspan: 61-67 cm The male performs most of incubation and rears the chicks alone, as the female leaves up to one week before the eggs hatch. Only the underwing remains white, while the rump is distinctly barred. It is black in breeding plumage, and very pale in winter. In summer plumage the adults are almost entirely black, save for some white `spotting’ on the wings, a white `wedge’ on the back showing clearly in flight, and a barred tail. In spring, the body plumage is moulted between March and May. On the upperparts, the mantle is largely blackish, but scapulars, wing-coverts and tertials are blackish with white spotting and fringing. Adults moult completely between July and October. The eyes are dark brown with narrow, white eyelids. The original cover also included, in flight, two redshanks (with white wing-bars) and one spotted redshank (trailing legs). Within the flocks, the contact call is “uck”. Winter Flight. Esp: Archibebe Oscuro Juveniles are grey-brown finely speckled white above, and have pale, finely barred underparts. The laying takes place from mid-May to late June. Juveniles are gray-brown finely speckled white above, and have pale, finely barred underparts. – medium-sized wader, larger than Common Blackbird BIF3164, 03/09/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, AD NBREED DESCRIPTION OF THE BIRD: Spotted Redshank: Large sandpiper, mostly black body in summer except for white rump, white spots on wings, barred tail. The Spotted Redshank has red legs and bill, shows a white oval on the back in flight. Striking breeding plumage dark overall. BIF0297, 21/05/2011, Ikh Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, AD BREED>NBREED The return migration to N takes place in late April/mid-May, with arrivals in Finland from the first week of May. The Spotted Redshank has beautiful sooty-black breeding plumage and long, needle-like bill. The global population was estimated to number 110,000/350,000 individuals in 2006, and this population is suspected to be stable. Feeds and forages on land or in shallow water by probing in mud, and sweeping bill back and forth. It is not a particularly close relative of the common redshank, but rather belongs to a high-latitude lineage of largish shanks. Brown-grey tail with black barring. In addition, Dean Jones heard a Spotted Redshank – a rare species on Lundy – calling four times in flight high over the island at around 17.00 hrs. By Parker, Ron. The tertials edges are conspicuously notched with white. The Spotted Redshank is migratory. The tail is blackish to dark grey and narrowly barred white. The song is given in flight but also from perch. Back and upper rump are uniformly white, whereas lower rump and uppertail are barred white and dark grey. Spotted redshank share their forest-marsh nesting grounds with wood sandpipers, greenshank, whimbrel, jack snipe and broad-billed sandpipers. … On the head, we can see a white supercilium contrasting with the blackish lores. In all plumages has a distinctive bill pattern, where the upper mandible is entirely black and the lower mandible red. If you looked carefully a Spotted Redshank could be found. The Spotted Redshank in flight gives a sharp, rapid whistle “tu-wik” falling and rising in pitch. The spotted redshank breeds across northern Scandinavia and northern Asia and migrates south to the Mediterranean, the southern British Isles, France, tropical Africa, and tropical Asia for the winter. Legs and feet are dark red. – nocturnal migrant, local diurnal movements The long bill is blackish with red base of lower mandible. At hatching, the chicks have dark grey down with fine darker markings above, dark head, and whitish chin and belly. BIF3161, 25/08/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, AD BREED>NBREED A shorebird that breeds in northern Scandinavia as well as northern Asia, the Spotted Redshank migrates in winter to southern Europe, northern Africa, western India and various locations in the Middle East. – migrates singly or in small to medium, rather dense flocks, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, BREED This species often wades in fairly deep water (20-30 cm), but it also swims, almost upending like a duck. The juvenile is darker and browner than non-breeding adult, with dense spots and notches on head, upperparts and breast. The flight-feathers are blackish, while secondaries and inner primaries are notched and barred whitish. Near the treeline rising in spotted redshank in flight are grey-brown finely speckled white above, and chin. Return migration to N takes place in late April/mid-May, with arrivals in Finland from first. 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