Scolopacidae

Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Linnaeus, 1758

Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: দাগিলেজ জৌরালি (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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

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

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Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763)

Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763)

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IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Non-breeding

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

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Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

Local Name: Pati Sobujpa(Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 07/01/2016

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 07/01/2016

Adult

©Amar Nayak
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/12/2017

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Common Redshank Tringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Redshank Tringa totanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Local Name: Chhoto Batan (Bangla, Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Non-breeding

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

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Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos (Linnaeus, 1758)

Local Name: Pati Batan (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/10/2016

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Digha, Purba Medinipur/East Midnapore, 16/12/2013

Adult in Breeding Plumage

©Satyajit Mandal
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 15/04/2018

Adult

©Priti Tudu
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 03/02/2019

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Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

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IUCN threatened Category:


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

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Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)

Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)

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IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Curlew sandpiper in the middle surrounded by plovers

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

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Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata

Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata

Local Name: Choppa/Sada Kastachura (Bangla), Goar/Gounch/Bada gulinda (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

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

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

Adult

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

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Great Knot/Eastern Knot Calidris tenuirostris

Great Knot/Eastern Knot Calidris tenuirostris

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IUCN threatened Category: Endangered [EN]


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©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

Non-breeding

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

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Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758

Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Sobuj Balubatan (Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

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

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 24/02/2014

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 22/11/2013

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 21/11/2013

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Call

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

Little Stint Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812)

Little Stint Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812)

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IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta (von Middendorff, 1853)

Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta (von Middendorff, 1853)

Local Name: Lombangul Chapakhi (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis

Local Name: Bil Batan(Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Amar Nayak
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 22/10/2017

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Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Bonaparte, 1831

Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Bonaparte, 1831

Local Name: Kadakhocha / Chegga (Bangla), Sink Dum Chaha (Hindi), Khocha Sorai / Chaha Sorai (Assamese), Bharak (Nepali),

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

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

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Red Knot Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red Knot Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Red-necked Stint / Rufous-necked Stint / Eastern Little Stint Calidris ruficollis Pallas, 1776

Red-necked Stint / Rufous-necked Stint / Eastern Little Stint Calidris ruficollis Pallas, 1776

Local Name: লালঘাড় চাপাখি (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Adult assuming breeding plumage

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

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Linnaeus, 1758

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Linnaeus, 1758

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IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Ruddy turnstone along with grey plovers and whimbrel

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

Ruddy turnstone along with plovers

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

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Sanderling Calidris alba

Sanderling Calidris alba

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IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

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

Non-breeding

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

Non-breeding

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

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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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Spotted Redshank/Dusky Redshank Tringa erythropus

Spotted Redshank/Dusky Redshank Tringa erythropus

Local Name: Chitrit Piu(Bangla), Batan(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Amar Nayak
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 29/10/2017

Adult

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

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Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii

Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii

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IUCN threatened Category:


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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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Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus

Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus

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IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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©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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Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus

Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus

Local Name: Nata Gulinda(Bangla), Chota Gulinda(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

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

Whimbrel (left), Common Redshank (right)

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

Adult

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

Adult

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

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Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola

Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola

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IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Sadar ghat, Bardhaman, Purba Bardhaman, 09/01/2019

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/11/2015

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/11/2015

Adult

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

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