Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) - HBW 3, p. 513
French: Chevalier guignette
Spanish: Andarríos Chico
Other common names: Eurasian Sandpiper
Taxonomy: Tringa Hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.
Sometimes placed in genus Tringa. Occasionally considered conspecific with A. macularia. Monotypic.
Distribution: Europe E across C Asia to Kamchatka, Sakhalin and Japan. Winters from W Europe and Africa through Middle East and S Asia to Indonesia and Australia; irregularly on islands of W Pacific.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 79 videos
A bird eating a worm and walking to look for more food. Locality Kukkarahalli Lake, Mysore, Mysore District, Karnataka, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 December 2009 3 years ago 47 sec 4.2
A bird feeding on the edge of a wetland. Locality El Cortalet, Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Natural Park, Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 12 August 2013 10 weeks ago 18 sec 4.2
a bird searching insects along the bank of the lake. Locality Lake Buyan, Bedugul, Bali (Indonesia)
Bruno Durand 28 September 2012 1 year ago 28 sec 4.2
An individual feeding on a edge of a pond, finally close to a Green Sandpiper. Locality Khara Kharra Tanks, Jaisalmer District, Rajasthan, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 23 February 2011 1 year ago 25 sec 4.1
Two birds chasing each other, one of them displaying several times. Locality Leti, Lesser Sundas (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 27 October 2011 1 year ago 34 sec 4
A bird foraging. Locality Tauste, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
Jesús Laborda 28 September 2011 2 years ago 37 sec 4
PhotosSee all 111 photos
Standing on a rock
Locality Abu Nakhla Ponds, Doha, Qatar
John A Thompson 6 February 2009 3 years ago 4.3
A bird near water collection on outskirts of city...
Locality Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, India
drshaileshdarjimd 5 November 2013 4 weeks ago 4.3
Locality Manigram, Murshidabad District, West Bengal, India
ABHIRUP DUTTA GUPTA 9 October 2013 8 weeks ago 4.3
A bird searching for food
Locality Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Natural Park, Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain
David Perpiñán 9 May 2010 9 weeks ago 4.3
Locality Sohar, Al Batinah Governorate, Oman
Shah Jahan 4 December 2008 2 years ago 4.3
Single bird on the shore.
Locality Novosibirsk Oblast, Western Russia, Russia
Sergey Pisarevsky 16 July 2011 2 years ago 4.2
Calling while feeding Locality Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 February 1984 3 years ago 4.5
Display calls of two birds Locality Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, Great Britain
Stuart Fisher 14 June 2003 3 years ago 4
Calls of bird taking off Locality Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 November 1983 3 years ago 4
An adult giving alarm-calls. Locality Vasterbotten County, Sweden
Iva Hristova 4 July 2008 4 years ago 3.5
A bird calling once, in flight.
Locality Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2009 3 years ago 3