Family: Scolopacidae

Animalia > Chordata > Vertebrata > Aves > Charadriiformes > Scolopacidae

Scientific Name: Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Sandpiper

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Juvenile

©Piklu das
Bakiput costar area,Contai, Purba medinipur, west bengal , Purba Medinipur/East Midnapore, 05/11/2020

Adult foraging on riverbed

©Debdeep Pramanik
Budge Budge, South 24 Paraganas, 13/11/2019

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Ichapur, North 24 Parganas, 27/10/2018

Adult

©Arabinda Pal
Hijli Sariff, Paschim Medinipur/West Midnapore, 28/12/2019

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Scientific Name: Arenaria interpres Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Ruddy Turnstone
Scientific Name: Arenaria interpres Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Ruddy Turnstone

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Adult

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Frezerganj, South 24 Paraganas, 14/01/2018

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Frasergunj Beach, South 24 Paraganas, 04/12/2018

Non-breeding Adult, interpres subspecies

©Subhajit Roy
Frasergunj Beach, South 24 Paraganas, 15/02/2020

Adult

©Arabinda Pal
Fraserganj, South 24 Paraganas, 17/09/2017

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Scientific Name: Calidris alba
Common Name: Sanderling
Scientific Name: Calidris alba
Common Name: Sanderling

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Flock non-breeding

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Frezerganj, South 24 Paraganas, 15/01/2018

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Frasergunj Beach, South 24 Paraganas, 15/02/2020

Adult

©Arabinda Pal
Fraserganj, South 24 Paraganas, 06/01/2019

Adult

©CHIRANJIB DUTTA
Frazergaunze, South 24 Paraganas, 08/12/2019

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Apert from the coastal sandy beaches Sanderlings also use estuarine sites as alternative foraging areas. In the estuary, sanderlings forage in muddy-sand areas during low tide, that helps to achieving higher intake rates than in sandy areas.

©Sumanta Pramanick
Frasergunj Sea Beach (21.574,88.238), South 24 Paraganas, 09/12/2019

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Scientific Name: Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Dunlin
Scientific Name: Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Dunlin

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Adult

©Priyam Chattopadhyay
Jambudweep, South 24 Paraganas, 09/02/2020

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Scientific Name: Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Red Knot
Scientific Name: Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Red Knot

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Adult assuming breeding plumage

©Rajdeep Mitra
Henry's island, South 24 Paraganas, 02/04/2018

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Scientific Name: Calidris falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Common Name: Broad-billed Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Calidris falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Common Name: Broad-billed Sandpiper

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Non-breeding Plumage

©Sourav Dinda
Henry's island, South 24 Paraganas, 15/10/2016

Adult

©Pramit Chatterjee
Henry's island, South 24 Paraganas, 17/03/2019

Non-breeding

©Amal Das
Frasergaunj, South 24 Paraganas, 05/01/2020

Non-breeding

©Santanu Manna
Jambudweep Sandbar, South 24 Paraganas, 09/02/2020

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Non-breeding

©Sumanta Pramanick
Jambudwip, South 24 Paraganas, 09/02/2020

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Scientific Name: Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Common Name: Curlew Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Common Name: Curlew Sandpiper

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Adult non-breeding

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Frezerganj, South 24 Paraganas, 14/01/2018

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Frasergunj Beach, South 24 Paraganas, 14/02/2020

Curlew sandpiper in the middle surrounded by plovers

©Debayan Gayen
Fraserganj, South 24 Paraganas, 31/01/2020

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Scientific Name: Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812)
Common Name: Little Stint
Scientific Name: Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812)
Common Name: Little Stint

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Adult

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Halisahar, North 24 Parganas, 02/02/2017

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sadarghat, Bardhaman, Purba Bardhaman, 18/10/2017

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Scientific Name: Calidris pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Ruff
Scientific Name: Calidris pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Ruff

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©Atanu Modak
Farakka IBA Panchanandapur, Malda/Maldah, 23/01/2020

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Scientific Name: Calidris pygmaea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Calidris pygmaea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Spoon-billed Sandpiper

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©Atanu Modak
Frazsergunj, South 24 Paraganas, 01/04/2018

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Scientific Name: Calidris ruficollis Pallas, 1776
Common Name: Red-necked Stint / Rufous-necked Stint / Eastern Little Stint
Scientific Name: Calidris ruficollis Pallas, 1776
Common Name: Red-necked Stint / Rufous-necked Stint / Eastern Little Stint

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Adult assuming breeding plumage

©Prasil Biswas
Bakkhali, South 24 Paraganas, 02/04/2019

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Scientific Name: Calidris subminuta (von Middendorff, 1853)
Common Name: Long-toed Stint
Scientific Name: Calidris subminuta (von Middendorff, 1853)
Common Name: Long-toed Stint

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Non-breeding

©Kaustav Khan
Piyali Island Tourist Lodge, South 24 Paraganas, 05/02/2017

Non-breeding

©Ranadeep Sengupta
Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 08/01/2017

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Scientific Name: Calidris temminckii
Common Name: Temminck's Stint
Scientific Name: Calidris temminckii
Common Name: Temminck's Stint

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Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/11/2015

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/01/2019

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 30/03/2018

Adult

©Debayan Gayen
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 15/03/2018

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Adult feeding

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 14/11/2018

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Scientific Name: Calidris tenuirostris
Common Name: Great Knot/Eastern Knot
Scientific Name: Calidris tenuirostris
Common Name: Great Knot/Eastern Knot

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Non Breeding

©Arabinda Pal
Bakkhali, South 24 Paraganas, 24/12/2016

©Debayan Gayen
Henry's island , South 24 Paraganas, 01/02/2020

Adult - Non Breeding

©Sudip Ghsoh
Frasergunj, South 24 Paraganas, 22/12/2019

Adult

©Sudip Ghsoh
Frasergunj, South 24 Paraganas, 22/12/2019

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Non-breeding

©Sumanta Pramanick
Frasergaunj, South 24 Paraganas, 15/09/2019

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Scientific Name: Gallinago gallinago
Common Name: Common Snipe
Scientific Name: Gallinago gallinago
Common Name: Common Snipe

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Adult

©Binay Kr Rungta
Jhalda, Purulia, 26/03/2011

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/11/2018

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Scientific Name: Gallinago stenura / megala
Common Name: Pintail / Swinhoe's Snipe
Scientific Name: Gallinago stenura / megala
Common Name: Pintail / Swinhoe's Snipe

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Adult

©Shuvendu Das
Santragachi Jheel, Howrah/Haora, 15/01/2012

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Pardaha, IQ City Road, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/10/2019

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Scientific Name: Limosa lapponica Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Bar-tailed Godwit
Scientific Name: Limosa lapponica Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Bar-tailed Godwit

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Frasergunj Beach, South 24 Paraganas, 15/02/2020

Adult; Non-breeding (left) and assuming breeding plumage (right)

©Prasil Biswas
Bakkhali, South 24 Paraganas, 02/04/2019

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Scientific Name: Lymnocryptes minimus (Brünnich, 1764)
Common Name: Jack Snipe
Scientific Name: Lymnocryptes minimus (Brünnich, 1764)
Common Name: Jack Snipe

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Scientific Name: Numenius arquata
Common Name: Eurasian Curlew
Scientific Name: Numenius arquata
Common Name: Eurasian Curlew

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Adult

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Frezerganj, South 24 Paraganas, 14/01/2018

Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Sudhanyakhali, South 24 Paraganas, 04/01/2020

Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Sajnekhali, South 24 Paraganas, 04/01/2020

©Debayan Gayen
Sunderban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 02/11/2019

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Scientific Name: Numenius phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Whimbrel
Scientific Name: Numenius phaeopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Whimbrel

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Frasergunj Beach, South 24 Paraganas, 15/02/2020

Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Henry Island, South 24 Paraganas, 26/12/2016

Adult

©Arabinda Pal
Fraserganj, South 24 Paraganas, 06/01/2019

Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Sudhanyakhali, South 24 Paraganas, 04/01/2020

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Scientific Name: Scolopax rusticola Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Eurasian Woodcock
Scientific Name: Scolopax rusticola Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Eurasian Woodcock

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Adult

©Shantanu Bhattacharya
CKBS, South 24 Paraganas, 15/02/2008

Adult

©Amitava Basu
Lava, Kalimpong, 01/01/2014

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Scientific Name: Tringa erythropus (Pallas, 1764)
Common Name: Spotted Redshank / Dusky Redshank
Scientific Name: Tringa erythropus (Pallas, 1764)
Common Name: Spotted Redshank / Dusky Redshank

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Adult

©AMAR KUMAR NAYAK
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 29/10/2017

Adult

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/10/2017

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Scientific Name: Tringa glareola Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Wood Sandpiper / Spotted Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Tringa glareola Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Wood Sandpiper / Spotted Sandpiper

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Adult

©Debdeep Pramanik
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 31/12/2019

Adult

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Halisahar, North 24 Parganas, 27/12/2016

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Bortir Bill , North 24 Parganas, 25/11/2018

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Bortir Bill , North 24 Parganas, 25/11/2018

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Scientific Name: Tringa nebularia (Gunnerus, 1767)
Common Name: Common Greenshank
Scientific Name: Tringa nebularia (Gunnerus, 1767)
Common Name: Common Greenshank

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Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Barrackpore, North 24 Parganas, 15/01/2014

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 27/12/2013

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Barrackpore, North 24 Parganas, 23/12/2018

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Henry's Island, South 24 Paraganas, 05/12/2018

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Scientific Name: Tringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Green Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Tringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name: Green Sandpiper

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Pardaha, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/09/2020

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 27/12/2013

Adult

©Arabinda Pal
Daspur, Ghatal, Paschim Medinipur/West Midnapore, 17/11/2017

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/03/2015

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Call

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/09/2013

Scientific Name: Tringa stagnatilis (Bechstein, 1803)
Common Name: Marsh Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Tringa stagnatilis (Bechstein, 1803)
Common Name: Marsh Sandpiper

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Adult

©AMAR KUMAR NAYAK
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 22/10/2017

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Scientific Name: Tringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Redshank
Scientific Name: Tringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Redshank

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Assuming Breeding Plumage

©Arabinda Pal
Fraserganj, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2018

Adult Non-breeding

©Arabinda Pal
Henry's Island, South 24 Paraganas, 24/12/2016

Non-breeding

©Sagar Adhurya
Sunderban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

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Scientific Name: Xenus cinereus (Güldenstädt, 1775)
Common Name: Terek Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Xenus cinereus (Güldenstädt, 1775)
Common Name: Terek Sandpiper

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Adult non-breeding

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Frezerganj, South 24 Paraganas, 15/01/2018

©Debayan Gayen
Henry's island , South 24 Paraganas, 01/02/2020

Non-breeding

©Sagar Adhurya
Fraserganj, South 24 Paraganas, 06/01/2019

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