Tringa nebularia


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Noun1.Tringa nebularia - large European sandpiper with greenish legsTringa nebularia - large European sandpiper with greenish legs
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
genus Tringa, Tringa - a genus of Scolopacidae
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Correspondingly, the least observed bird species during 2008 to 2009 included Anhinga melanogaste, Circus aeruginosus, Accipiter badius, Aquila nipalensis, Falco tinnunculus, Hydrophasianus chirurgus, Recurvirostra avosetta, Charadrius alexandrinus, Calidris minuta, Tringa stagnatilis, Tringa nebularia, Tringa glareola, Sterna acuticauda, Psittacula eupatria, Eudynamys scolopaceus, Athene brama, Alcedo atthis, Dinopium benghalense, Dendrocopos assimilis, Calandrella brachydactyla, Calandrella raytal, Anthus rufulus, Motacilla cinerea, Pycnonotus leucogenys, Phoenicurus ochruros, Saxicola torquatu, Orthotomus sutorius, Sylvia curruca, Cinnyris asiaticus, Oriolus oriolus, Lanius schach and Dendrocitta vagabunda two individuals in each species, respectively (Ali et al.
The site was considered internationally important as it regularly supported 1% of the regional wintering population of Terek Sandpipers Xenus cinereus, and nationally important as 5% of the estimated national population of the following species was present at the site: Grey Heron Ardea cinerea, Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola, Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa, Curlew Numenius arquata, Greenshank Tringa nebularia, Slender-billed Gull Larus genei (Hellyer & Aspinall, 2005).
The greenshank, Latin name tringa nebularia, breed from Scotland, across Scandinavia and northern Europe into Russia and Kazakhstan.