WoRMS taxon details

Limicola falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763)

212621  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212621)

accepted
Species
marine
Description Length: 16.5-17 cm. Plumage: above uniformly grey with paler edges to feathers; below white with some grey streaking on...  
Description Length: 16.5-17 cm. Plumage: above uniformly grey with paler edges to feathers; below white with some grey streaking on breast; head pattern with dark centre crown bordered by white double (forked) superciliary stripe; breeding bird darker with cream rather than pale grey edges to feathers. Immature much darker than non-breeding adult with more distinct pale markings on back and wings. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill straight, downward kinked at tip, blackish or brownish horn, sometimes olive at base; feet and legs dark grey to dark brown sometimes tinged olive. Habitat: seashores, open mudflats, estuaries; some non-marine habitats near coast. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Limicola falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212621 on 2018-05-26
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1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.  [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 16.5-17 cm. Plumage: above uniformly grey with paler edges to feathers; below white with some grey streaking on breast; head pattern with dark centre crown bordered by white double (forked) superciliary stripe; breeding bird darker with cream rather than pale grey edges to feathers. Immature much darker than non-breeding adult with more distinct pale markings on back and wings. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill straight, downward kinked at tip, blackish or brownish horn, sometimes olive at base; feet and legs dark grey to dark brown sometimes tinged olive. Habitat: seashores, open mudflats, estuaries; some non-marine habitats near coast. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Bulgarian Плоскоклюн блатобегач  [details]
Danish kærløber  [details]
Dutch breedbekstrandloper  [details]
English broad-billed sandpiper  [details]
French bécasseau falcinelle  [details]
German Sumpfläufer  [details]
Japanese キリアイ  [details]
Lithuanian plokščiasnapis bėgikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ραβδοσκαλίδρα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål fjellmyrløper  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk fjellmyrløpar  [details]
Polish biegus płaskodzioby  [details]
Romanian fugaciul de mlaştină  [details]
Russian грязовик  [details]
Slovenian ploskokljunec  [details]
Spanish correlimos falcinelo  [details]
Swedish myrsnäppa  [details]
Turkish sürmeli kum kuşusurmeli kum kusu  [details]
Ukrainian Побережник болотяний  [details]
Welsh pibydd llydanbig  [details]