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Encyclopedia > Scolopacidae
Typical waders
Dunlin
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Vigors, 1825
Genera

The Scolopacidae are a large family of waders, (known as shorebirds in North America). Dunlin Public domain from USFWA This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Binomial name Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758) The Dunlin, Calidris alpina, is a small wader. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Phyla Porifera (sponges) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria Placozoa Subregnum Bilateria  Acoelomorpha  Orthonectida  Rhombozoa  Myxozoa  Superphylum Deuterostomia     Chordata (vertebrates, etc. ... Typical Classes Subphylum Urochordata - Tunicates Ascideiacea Thaliacea Larvacea Subphylum Cephalochordata - Lancelets Subphylum Myxini - Hagfishes Subphylum Vertebrata - Vertebrates Petromyzontida - Lampreys Placodermi (extinct) Chondrichthyes - Cartilaginous fishes Acanthodii (extinct) Actinopterygii - Ray-finned fishes Actinistia - Coelacanths Dipnoi - Lungfishes Amphibia - Amphibians Reptilia - Reptiles Aves - Birds Mammalia - Mammals Chordates (phylum Chordata) include the vertebrates, together with... Orders Many - see section below. ... Families Thinocoridae Pedionomidae Scolopacidae Rostratulidae Jacanidae Chionididae Burhinidae Haematopodidae Recurvirostridae Ibidorhynchidae Charadriidae Pluvianellidae Dromadidae Glareolidae Stercorariidae Rhynchopidae Laridae Sternidae Alcidae Charadriiformes is a diverse order of small to medium-large birds. ... Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785 – October 26, 1840) was an Irish zoologist and politician. ... See genus (mathematics) for the use of the term in mathematics. ... Binomial name Aphriza virgata (Gmelin, 1789) The Surfbird, Aphriza virgata, is a small stocky wader in the family Scolopacidae. ... Binomial name Bartramia longicauda (Bechstein, 1812) The Upland Sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda, is a large shorebird, closely related to the curlews. ... † see also: wader The calidrids and their allies are a group of Arctic breeding, strongly migratory wading birds. ... Binomial name Catoptrophorus semipalmatus Gmelin, 1789 Willet is a variant of the name William The Willet, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, is a large shorebird. ... ... This article is about the Snipe Bird. ... Binomial name Limicola falcinellus (Pontopiddan,, 1763) The Broad-billed Sandpiper, Limicola falcinellus, is a small wader. ... Binomial name Lymnocryptes minimus (Brunnich, 1764) The Jack Snipe, Lymnocryptes minimus is a small stocky wader. ... The curlews are a group of eight wader species, characterised by a long slender downcurved bill and mainly brown plumage with little seasonal change. ... Species Red Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Wilsons Phalarope, The name Phalarope refers to any of three species of slender-necked shorebirds in the genus Phalaropus of the bird family Scolopacidae. ... Species Red Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Wilsons Phalarope, The name Phalarope refers to any of three species of slender-necked shorebirds in the genus Phalaropus of the bird family Scolopacidae. ... For other meanings, see Ruff (disambiguation) Binomial name Philomachus pugnax (Linnaeus,, 1758) The Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) is a medium-sized wader. ... † see also: wader The two Polynesian sandpipers are small wading birds confined to remote Pacific islands. ... This article is about the bird. ... † see also: wader The shanks are a group of wading bird species, characterised by a medium length bill and long, often brightly coloured legs. ... Binomial name Tryngites subruficollis (Vieillot,, 1819) The Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tryngites subruficollis, is a small shorebird. ... Binomial name Xenus cinereus (Güldenstädt,, 1775) The Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus), is a small wader and the only member of the genus Xenus (Kaup, 1829). ... Families Charadridae Jacanidae Rostratulidae Ibidorhynchidae Recurvirostridae Haematopodidae Scolopacidae Dromadidae Burhinidae Glareolidae Thinocoridae Waders, called Shorebirds in North America (where wader is used to refer to long-legged wading birds such as storks and herons), are members of the order Charadriiformes, excluding the more marine web-footed seabird groups. ... World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west...


The majority of species eat small invertebrates picked out of the mud or soil. Different lengths of bills enable different species to feed in the same habitat, particularly on the coast, without direct competition for food. Invertebrate is a term coined by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck to describe any animal without a spinal column. ...


Many of the smaller species found in coastal habitats, particularly but not exclusively the calidrids, are often named as "Sandpipers", but this term does not have a strict meaning, since the Upland Sandpiper is a grassland species.


This large family is often further subdivided into groups of similar birds. These groups do not necessarily consist of a single genus. The groups are

† see also: wader The godwits and their allies are a group of large, long-billed, long-legged and strongly migratory wading birds. ... The curlews are a group of eight wader species, characterised by a long slender downcurved bill and mainly brown plumage with little seasonal change. ... Binomial name Bartramia longicauda (Bechstein, 1812) The Upland Sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda, is a large shorebird, closely related to the curlews. ... † see also: wader The shanks are a group of wading bird species, characterised by a medium length bill and long, often brightly coloured legs. ... The Tattler is the student newspaper of Ithaca High School. ... † see also: wader The two Polynesian sandpipers are small wading birds confined to remote Pacific islands. ... Genera Arenaria Turnstones are two birds species, the Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), and the Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala). ... Species Red Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Wilsons Phalarope, The name Phalarope refers to any of three species of slender-necked shorebirds in the genus Phalaropus of the bird family Scolopacidae. ... This article is about the bird. ... Genera Coenocorypha Gallinago Lymnocryptes A Snipe is any of 18 very similar wading bird species, characterised by a very long slender bill and cryptic plumage. ... † see also: wader The three dowitchers are medium-sized long-billed wading birds. ... † see also: wader The calidrids and their allies are a group of Arctic breeding, strongly migratory wading birds. ...

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