Snipes, Sandpipers and Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) - HBW 3, p. 512

French: Chevalier sylvain German: Bruchwasserläufer Spanish: Andarríos Bastardo

Taxonomy: Tringa Glareola Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.
Monotypic.

Distribution: N Europe through C Siberia to Anadyrland, Kamchatka and Commander Is; occasionally Aleutian Is. Winters mainly in tropical and subtropical Africa, across S Asia to S China, Philippines, Indonesia and Australia.