Common Greenshank

Tringa nebularia

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

COMG

Code 6

TRINEB

ITIS

HEAD

Common Greenshank Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: White and brown with streaks.
  • Forehead Color: White and brown.
  • Nape Color: White and brown with streaks.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Common Greenshank Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 33 cm (13 in)
  • Weight: 173 g (6.1 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown with white edging, appearing scaled.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Common Greenshank Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with quick clipped wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 58-66 cm (23-26 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Streaked
  • Upper Tail: White with dark brown bars.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow-green
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X