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 76 videos
Two birds interacting and displaying. Locality Leti, Lesser Sundas (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 27 October 2011 1 year ago 53 sec 3.7
A winter plumaged bird Locality Janubio Marsh, Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Monotypic species)
Eric Roualet 28 December 2012 24 weeks ago 12 sec 3.6
A bird on a trunck, then a second one. Locality Essonne, Île-de-France, France (Monotypic species)
Julien Rochefort 13 May 2009 2 years ago 47 sec 3.6
A bird feeding in the water Locality North Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Peter Nash 9 May 2006 6 years ago 24 sec 3.6
A bird feeding at a man-made pond Locality Nusa Dua, Bali (Indonesia) (Monotypic species)
Philip Griffin 4 September 2005 7 years ago 26 sec 3.6
A bird foraging around. Locality Laem Pak Bia-Pak Thale, Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand, Thailand
Yoel Jimenez 25 February 2012 1 year ago 24 sec 3.6
PhotosSee all 87 photos
He has his eye on me.
Locality Outer Hebrides, Scotland, Great Britain
Richard Smart 10 May 2012 1 year ago 3.7
Locality Thol Bird Sanctuary, Mehsana District, Gujarat, India
Jeel Bharat Patel 4 May 2013 5 weeks ago 3.7
I like this photo because of the two birds. One noticed me and took off, the other sat there. Plus the reflection in the water s
Locality Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
Dune 26 November 2012 29 weeks ago 3.7
an adult searching food in a bay
Locality Serangan (Turtle) Island, Bali (Indonesia)
Bruno Durand 24 September 2012 37 weeks ago 3.7
Locality Bhavnagar District, Gujarat, India
Shantilal Varu 16 September 2012 38 weeks ago 3.7
A an Adult habituated with the vehicular movement.
Locality Kumbharwada Saltpans, Bhavnagar District, Gujarat, India
viragvyas5 10 November 2011 1 year ago 3.6
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 3 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