Common Redshank

Scientific name: Tringa totanus
Mongolian name: Улаан хөлт хөгчүү
Order: Charadriiformes
Bird family: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, allies)
Conservation status: LC


Key information

The common redshank (Tringa totanus) is widespread breeding bird across temperate Eurasia in the large family Scolopacidae which has longer bill and legs; it is almost entirely black in breeding plumage and very pale in winter.

Length : 27–29 cm

Wingspan:–66 cm

Weight : 85–155 g

Population : The overall population trend is uncertain, as some populations are decreasing, while others are stable, increasing or have unknown trends.

Habitat: quite plentiful in some regions as coastal and inland wetlands

Diet: Like most waders, they feed on small invertebrates.