Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Eurynorhynchus pygmeus) - HBW 3, p. 529

French: Bécasseau spatule German: Löffelstrandläufer Spanish: Correlimos Cuchareta
Other common names: Spoonbill Sandpiper

Taxonomy: Platalea pygmea Linnaeus, 1758, Surinam = eastern Asia.
Often placed in genus Calidris. Monotypic.

Distribution: Chukotskiy Peninsula S to N Kamchatka. Winters locally from SE India and Sri Lanka to Indochina and S China, and S to Singapore.

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