Common Redshank

Tringa totanus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

COMR

Code 6

TRITOT

ITIS

HEAD

Common Redshank Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Brown, black and gray.
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Gray and black streaking.
  • Throat Color: White and brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Common Redshank Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 28 cm (11 in)
  • Weight: 130 g (4.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White with brown streaks.
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Common Redshank Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with quick clipped wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 56 cm (22 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: White with brown bars.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Orange-red
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