Wood Sandpiper

Tringa glareola

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

WOSA

Code 6

TRIGLA

ITIS

HEAD

Wood Sandpiper Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Capped, Streaked, Eyering, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Brown streaked.
  • Nape Color: Brown streaked.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Wood Sandpiper: Breeding Adult
  • Length Range: 20 cm (8 in)
  • Weight: 159 g (5.6 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White with brown spots.
  • Upperparts: Dark brown with white spots.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Wood Sandpiper Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fast, fluttery, surprisingly agile flight with incredible acceleration.
  • Wingspan Range: 56 cm (22 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: White with brown-black bars.
  • Under Tail: White with brown-black bars.
  • Leg Color: Yellow-green
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