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Spoonbill Sandpiper

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Spoon-billed Sandpiper Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
 14–16 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Marine intertidal, woodland, grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Between Range follow link Habitat
3-4 Eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation  19-23 days by both parents. Fledging 22-27 days. Clutch
Small invertebrates, chicks take some seeds. Food  
Migratory, monogamous Habits
 3045 - TSN: 176697 World Number
Critically Endangered   (Please Help) Status

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AKA:- Czech: Jespák lžícozobý
Danish: Skeryle
German: Löffelstrandläufer
English: Spoonbill Sandpiper, Spoon-bill sandpiper, Spoonbilled Sandpiper, Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Spanish: Correlimos Cuchareta
Estonian: luitsnokk-rüdi (luitsnokk-risla)
Finnish: Lusikkasirri
French: Bécasseau ŕ bec en cuiller, Bécasseau ŕ spatule, Bécasseau spatule
Icelandic: Skeiđtíta
Italian: Gambecchio becco a spatola, Piovanello becco a cucchiaio
Japanese: herashigi, Hera-shigi
Japanese: ヘラシギ
Korean: 넓적부리도요
Latin: Calidris pygmea, Calidris pygmeus, Eurynorhynchus pygmaeus, Eurynorhynchus pygmeum, Eurynorhynchus pygmeus
Lithuanian: Éaukétasnapis bėgikas
Malay: Kedidi Paruh Sudu
Dutch: Lepelbekstrandloper
Norwegian: Skjesnipe
Polish: biegus lyzkodzioby, biegus łyżkodzioby
Russian: Лопатень
Slovak: lopatník malý , Pobrežník lopatkozobý
Slovenian: žličasti prodnik
Swedish: Skedsnäppa
Thai: นกชายเลนปากช้อน
Ukrainian: Кулик-лопатень, Лопатень
Vietnamese: Rẽ mỏ thěa
Chinese: 勺嘴鷸, 勺嘴鹬, 琵嘴鷸

Range:- Breeds Russia & China close to coast, coastal mudflats. Found in;-Bangladesh [Canada:- Alberta, British Columbia,] [, Hong Kong,] [India:- Central highlands, Gangetic plain & Northeast India,] Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, North Korea, , Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine, {USA:- Alaska,] & Vietnam.

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