Tringa


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Tringa

 

(sandpipers), a genus of birds of the suborder Limico-lae. The body is 20–31 cm long. The bill is straight or, as an exception, slightly curved upward. The coloration is a combination of white, gray, and blackish.

There are ten species of Tringa, distributed in Europe, Asia, and North America. The USSR has seven species: the green-shank (T. nebularia), the green sandpiper (T. ochropus), the wood sandpiper (T. glareola), the redshank (T. totanus), the black redshank (T. erythropus), the marsh sandpiper (T. stag-natilis), and the spotted greenshank (T. guttifer). All members of the genus are migratory. The birds settle along the shores of rivers and lakes, and on marshes in the tundra, forest zone, or steppe. They nest on the ground; some nest in trees, occupying the nests of thrushes and other birds. Several other genera, such as Actitis, Heteroscelus, Xenus, and the American genus Catoptro-phorus, are closely related to the true sandpipers.

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In this way, we obtained data (see Appendix for sources) of the species Anser caerulescens in the order Anseriformes; Accipiter nisus, Fratercula arctica, Haematopus ostralegus, Morus bassanus, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Pluvialis apricaria, Puffinus diomedea, Rissa tridaczyla, Tringa hypoleucos, and T.
All the anger and frustration I felt last week as I battled to reunite Tringa, aged three, and his sister Albiona, seven, with their parents was replaced with a sense of achievement.
Hace mucho no se ve al chorlo polar o Tringa flavipes, una pequena --pesa solo 80 gramos-- pero extraordinaria ave migratoria que todavia en las primeras decadas del siglo pasaba por Mexico en inmensas bandadas 2 veces por ano, durante su portentosa travesia de 20,000 kilometros del extremo sur del continente americano hasta las regiones articas de Canada y Alaska.
Las otras 7 especies migratorias son: Tyrannus savana y Tyrannus dominicensis, pertenecientes a la familia Tyrannidae, la "garza azul" Egretta caerulea (Ardeidae), la 'guala' Cathartes burrobianus (Cathartidae), el "aguila pescadora" Pandion haliaetus (Pandionidae), el "andarrios solitario" Tringa solitaria (Scolopacidae) y el "degollado" Pheucticus ludovicianus (Cardinalidae).