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Sandpiper, Terek
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Xenus cinereus
Afghanistan, Africa, Alaska, Angola, Argentina, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, British Columbia, British Isles, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Canada, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central America and Caribbean, China, Comores, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa, East Timor, Eastern Cape Province Read more
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The global population is estimated to number c.160,000-1,200,000 individuals (Wetlands International, 2006), while national population sizes have been estimated at c.1,000-10,000 individuals on migration and < c.50 wintering individuals in Taiwan and c.10,000-100,000 breeding pairs and c. ...
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The Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) is a small migratory Palearctic wader species, the only member of the genus Xenus. It is named after the Terek River which flows into the west of the Caspian Sea, as it was first observed around this area.[ 2] ...
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