Adult Turnstone

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Colouring Black-chestnut upper, white lower, orange legs
Voice Fast and hard
Feeds on Invertebrates
Flight Fast and low
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Turnstone
Adult Turnstone
Also Known As ..
Ruddy Turnstone
Page Last Updated 11/15/2019 5:24:58 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Arenaria interpres
Category Waders
StdName Turnstone
Vital Statistics
Length 8.3 to 9.4 ins
Weight 2.8 to 3.9 ozs
Wingspan 17.3 to 19.3 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Turnstone (Species=Arenaria interpres / Standard Name=Turnstone)