Ruff
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Characteristics
Colouring Brown blotched upper, pale lower, white head
Voice Very quiet, occasionally low and gruff
Feeds on Worms, insects, larvae and seeds
Flight Slow, soft beats of wings
Nesting Bush
Social Small Flocks
Ruff
Ruff
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Philomachus pugnax
Category Waders
StdName Ruff
Vital Statistics
Length 20 to 32 cms
Weight 70 to 230 gms
Wingspan 46 to 58 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NAYNorth America
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Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Ruff (Species=Philomachus pugnax / Standard Name=Ruff)