Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) - HBW 3, p. 530
French: Combattant varié
Other common names: Reeve (female)
Taxonomy: Tringa Pugnax Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.
Has been proposed for inclusion in Calidris. Monotypic.
Distribution: NW Europe through Siberia to Chukotskiy Peninsula and Sea of Okhotsk. Winters from Mediterranean and sub-Saharan Africa through Middle East to Indian Subcontinent.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 64 videos
A juvenile foraging in a managed wetland along with Greater Yellowlegs and Long-billed Dowitcher. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 25 September 2012 33 weeks ago 1 min 4.5
A bird foraging at close range. Locality Lauwersmeer, Netherlands
Yoel Jimenez 26 March 2011 2 years ago 49 sec 4.4
A juvenile foraging in a managed wetland along with Greater Yellowlegs.. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 25 September 2012 33 weeks ago 59 sec 4.4
Males in breeding plumage resting, feeding and preening Locality Inner Marsh Farm RSPB Reserve, Cheshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 2 May 2012 1 year ago 1 min 23 sec 4.4
Several views of 2 juveniles foraging in shallow water among salt marsh pickle-weed. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 11 September 2011 1 year ago 57 sec 4.3
Some birds foraging. Locality Axios Delta, Central Macedonia Region, Greece
Theo Mamais 2 August 2009 2 years ago 35 sec 4.3
PhotosSee all 68 photos
display of a male.
Locality Varanger Fjord, Finnmark County, Norway (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 7 June 2012 45 weeks ago 4.5
at a salt pond
Locality Eilat, Israel
Lior Kislev 3 May 2009 2 years ago 4.4
Locality Salt Ponds Km 20, Eilat, Israel
Lior Kislev 19 March 2012 1 year ago 4.4
Locality Kalloni Saltworks, Kalloni, Lesbos Island, North Aegean Region, Greece
Paul Cools 13 May 2007 29 weeks ago 4.4
The bird made a stop during a flight to the south.
Locality Beglitskaya Spit, Neklinovsky District, Rostov Oblast, Western Russia, Russia (Monotypic species)
Anatoliy Kuzmin 7 September 2011 1 year ago 4.4
Male display at a lek during the breeding season.
Locality Biebrza Marshes, Podlaskie Province, Poland
Piotr Jonczyk 4 May 2007 3 years ago 4.4
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