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Scolopacidae
Sandpipers
family of Charadriiformes

latin name german name english name species in collection
Actitis Uferläufer 2 2
Arenaria Steinwälzer 1 1
Calidris Strandläufer 11 11
Gallinago Bekassinen 6 6
Limosa Pfuhlschnepfen 2 2
Lymnocryptes 1 1
Numenius Brachvögel 3 3
Phalaropus Wassertreter 1 1
Scolopax Waldschnepfen Woodcocks 2 2
Tringa 6 6
trivial name latin name name specimens
Green Sandpiper
Tringa ochropus
Tringa ochropus 3 3
Common Redshank
Tringa totanus
Tringa totanus 26 26
Eurasian Woodcock
Scolopax rusticola
Scolopax rusticola 17 17
Eurasian Curlew
Numenius arquata
Numenius arquata 16 16
Dunlin
Calidris alpina
Calidris alpina 38 38
Red Knot
Calidris canutus
Calidris canutus 24 24
Common Snipe
Gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago 11 11
Jack Snipe
Lymnocryptes minimus
Lymnocryptes minimus 5 5
Black-tailed Godwid
Limosa limosa
Limosa limosa 1 1
Red-necked Phalarope
Phalaropus lobatus
Phalaropus lobatus 4 4
Common sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
Actitis hypoleucos 10 10
Spotted Sandpiper
Actitis macularius
Actitis macularius 2 2
Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia
Tringa nebularia 6 6
Spotted Redshank
Tringa erythropus
Tringa erythropus 4 4
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
Tringa glareola 5 5
Grey-tailed Tattler
Tringa brevipes
Tringa brevipes 1 1
Whimbrel or Hudsonian Curlew
Numenius phaeopus
Numenius phaeopus 2 2
Far Eastern Curlew
Numenius madagascariensis
Numenius madagascariensis 1 1
Amami Woodcock
Scolopax mira
Scolopax mira 2 2
Sanderling
Calidris alba
Calidris alba 3 3
Curlew Sandpiper
Calidris ferruginea
Calidris ferruginea 4 4
Little Stint
Calidris minuta
Calidris minuta 3 3
Temminck's Stint
Calidris temminckii
Calidris temminckii 5 5
Ruff
Calidris pugnax
Calidris pugnax 6 6
Pectoral sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
Calidris melanotos 1 1
Purple Sandpiper
Calidris maritima
Calidris maritima 1 1
Red-necked Stint
Calidris ruficollis
Calidris ruficollis 2 2
Great Knot
Calidris tenuirostris
Calidris tenuirostris 2 2
Great Snipe
Gallinago media
Gallinago media 2 2
Pin-tailed Snipe
Gallinago stenura
Gallinago stenura 3 3
Latham's snipe
Gallinago hardwickii
Gallinago hardwickii 1 1
Swinhoe's Snipe
Gallinago megala
Gallinago megala 1 1
Wilson's Snipe
Gallinago delicata
Gallinago delicata 1 1
Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa lapponica
Limosa lapponica 9 9
Ruddy Turnstone
Arenaria interpres
Arenaria interpres 6 6

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