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Scientific Name:
Calidris pugnax
Location(s):
Afghanistan, Africa, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Arizona, Arkansas, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Columbia, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Canada, Caribbean Read more
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IUCN
The global population is estimated to number 2,000,000-2,600,000 individuals (Wetlands International 2006), while national population estimates include: c.50-1,000 individuals on migration and < c.50 wintering individuals in China; c.50-1,000 individuals on migration and < c.50 winteri ...
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Wikipedia
The Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) is a medium-sized wading bird that breeds in marshes and wet meadows across northern Eurasia. This highly gregarious sandpiper is migratory and sometimes forms huge flocks in its winter grounds, which include southern and western Europe, Africa, southern Asia and Australia. It is usually considered to be the only member of its genus, and the Broad-billed and Sharp-tailed Sandpipers are its closest relatives. ...
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