Ruddy Turnstone

photo by Hans Hillewaert

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Scolopacidae

Subfamily

Aegithalos

Species

caudatus

Appearance

* Pretty small bird with generally reddish-brown upperparts and white underparts
* Black throat, some black markings on the upperparts and prominent orange legs
* Size: about 22 cm

Habitat

Coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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