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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Philomachus pugnax Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
29–32 cm ( Wingspan 54–60 cm ) Length
Breeds grassland seasonally flooded agricultural land. Marine intertidal saltmarsh & wetlands, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Between Range See Map Habitat
Altitude
Range
4 Eggs, laid in a well hidden ground nest. Incubation 20–23 days by female. fledging 25–28 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae crustaceans/molluscs & plant matter. Food  
Males display at a lek in a open grassy arena. The display is primarily directed at other males. Habits
3047 - TSN: 176695 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

 view photos Image August 27, 2007 by Jose Viana © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Ruff Jarek Matusiak Biebrza river Poland XC112185

Video by fezave © all rights reserved  Added  April 07

 view photos Images August 27, 2007 by Jose Viana © all rights reserved

Photo by Jnos Olh © all rights reserved (Birdquest)

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Kemphaan
Arabic: النفاش المشاكس, النفاش المشاكس رهيز
Asturian: Engardiente, Espatuxón
Azerbaijani: Döyüşkən cüllüt
Belarusian: Баталён, Турухтан
Bulgarian: Бойник
Breton: Ar frezenneg riotus
Catalan: Batallaire, Escuraflascons bec-fi
Catalan (Balears): Batallaire
Valencian: Escuraflascons bec-fi
Czech: Jespák bojovný
Welsh: Colomen grech, Pibydd torchog
Danish: Brushane
German: Kampflaeufer, Kampfläufer
Greek: Μαχητής
Greek (Cypriot): Μαχητής
English: Reeve, Ruff, Ruffo reeve
Esperanto: duelbirdo
Spanish: Combatiente, Playereo Combatiente, Playero Combatiente
Spanish (Colombia): Combatiente
Spanish (Costa Rica): Combatiente
Spanish (Mexico): Combatiente
Spanish (Venezuela): Rufo
Estonian: tutkas
Basque: Batallaire, Borrokalari, Borrokalaria
Finnish: Suokukko
Faroese: Kápugrćlingur
French: Bécasseau combattant, Chevalier combattant, combatant varié, Combattant, Combattant variable, Combattant varié
Irish: garbhóg, Rufachán
Gaelic: Gibeagan
Galician: Batallaire, Combatente
Manx: Ushag y roo
Hebrew: לוחם
Croatian: Pršljivac, Pršljivac ogrličar
Hungarian: Pajzsoscankó
Armenian: [Krvakttsar ], Կռվակտցար
Indonesian: Trinil Rumbai
Icelandic: Rúkragi
Italian: Combattante, Combattente
Japanese: erimakishigi, Erimaki-shigi
Japanese: エリマキシギ
Georgian: მაჩხუბარა კოკორინა, ტურუხტანი
Khakas: Тарбахай
Kazakh: Күжіркей
Korean: 목도리도요
Cornish: Gudhygen
Latin: Machetes pugnax, Pavoncella pugnax, Philomachus pugnax
Lithuanian: Gaidukas, Gudgaidis, Papūtėlis
Latvian: Gugatnis
Macedonian: Бојник, Огрличар
Mongolian: Нооголдой
Malay: Kedidi Ropol
Maltese: Girwiel
Dutch: Kemphaan
Norwegian: Brushane
Polish: batalion
Portuguese: Combatente
Portuguese (Brazil): Combatente
Romansh: Rivarel lutgader
Russian: Turukhtan, Турухтан
Scots: Gibeagan
Northern Sami: Rávggoš
Slovak: Bojovnâk bahenný, Bojovník bahenný, Pobrežník bojovný, pobrežník bojovný (bojovník bahenný)
Slovenian: togotnik
Albanian: Luftëtari
Serbian: prudnik ubojica, Прудник огличар, Прудник убоjица, Прудник убојица
Sotho, Southern: Koe-koe-lemao
Swedish: Brushane
Swahili: Chokowe Mjasiri
Thai: นกรัฟ
Turkish: Döğüşgen Kuş, Döğüşkenkuş, Döşüşkenkuş, Dövüşkenkuş
Tuvinian: Содаачы
Ukrainian: Брижач , Турухтан
Vietnamese: Dẽ lớn, Rẽ lớn
Chinese: [liu-su yu], 流苏鹬, 流蘇鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [liu-su yu], 流蘇鷸

Map by Jimfbleak © all rights reserved

Range:- Yellow = Breeding Green = Resident Blue = Winter

Sub-species

Philomachus pugnax
Philomachus pugnax occidentalis
Philomachus pugnax pugnax
 

 

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