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Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Nordmann's Greenshank (Tringa guttifer) - HBW 3, p. 510

French: Chevalier tacheté German: Tüpfelgrünschenkel Spanish: Archibebe Moteado
Other common names: Spotted Greenshank

Taxonomy: Totanus guttifer Nordmann, 1835, Okhotsk.
Formerly separated in monospecific genus Pseudototanus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sakhalin and W Sea of Okhotsk; possibly also N Sea of Okhotsk and Kamchatka. Winters in NE India, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Hainan S to Malay Peninsula; may also be regular in South Korea, perhaps E Sumatra and elsewhere.