Sandpipers and partners

Sandpipers and partners

Request: Charadriiformes Family: Scolopacidae

Scolopacidae is a huge various group of little to medium-sized shorebirds including the sandpipers, curlews, godwits, shanks, bigmouths, woodcocks, kills, dowitchers and phalaropes. Most of these species eat little spineless creatures chose from the mud or soil.allabout-solgar-vitamins Variety long of legs and bills empowers various species to take care of in a similar living space, especially on the coast, without direct rivalry for food. There are 28 species which happen in Somalia.

Jack kill, Lymnocryptes minimus

Pintail kill, Gallinago stenura

Extraordinary kill, Gallinago media

Basic kill, gallinago

Dark followed godwit, limosa

Bar-followed godwit, Limosa lapponica

Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus

Slim charged curlew, Numenius tenuirostris

Eurasian curlew, Numenius arquata

Spotted redshank, Tringa erythropus

Basic redshank, Tringa totanus

Swamp sandpiper, Tringa stagnatilis

Basic greenshank, Tringa nebularia

Green sandpiper, Tringa ochropus

Wood sandpiper, Tringa glareola

Terek sandpiper, Xenus cinereus

Basic sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos

Reddish turnstone, Arenaria interpres

Red bunch, Calidris canutus

Sanderling, Calidris alba

Red-necked stretch, Calidris ruficollis

Little stretch, Calidris minuta

Temminck’s stretch, Calidris temminckii

Curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea

Dunlin, Calidris alpina

Expansive charged sandpiper, Calidris falcinellus

Ruff, Calidris pugnax

Red-necked phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus

Skuas and jaegers

Request: Charadriiformes Family: Stercorariidae

The family Stercorariidae are, all in all, medium to enormous fowls, regularly with dark or earthy colored plumage, frequently with white markings on the wings. They home on the ground in mild and ice locales and are significant distance vagrants. There are 7 species worldwide and 4 species which happen in Somalia.

South polar skua, Stercorarius maccormicki

Earthy colored skua, Stercorarius antarctica

Pomarine jaeger, Stercorarius pomarinus

Parasitic jaeger, Stercorarius parasiticus

Gulls, terns, and skimmers

Request: Charadriiformes Family: Laridae

Laridae is a group of medium to huge seabirds, the gulls, terns, and skimmers. Gulls are regularly dark or white, frequently with dark markings on the head or wings. They have bold, longish bills and webbed feet. Terns are a gathering of commonly medium to huge seabirds normally with dim or white plumage, regularly with dark markings on the head. Most terns chase fish by jumping however some take creepy crawlies out the outside of new water. Terns are commonly seemingly perpetual winged creatures, with a few animal types known to live more than 30 years. Skimmers are a little group of tropical tern-like winged creatures. They have a stretched lower mandible which they use to take care of by flying low over the water surface and skimming the water for little fish.

White-peered toward gull, Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus

Dingy gull, Ichthyaetus hemprichii

Pallas’ gull, ichthyaetus

Dark headed gull, Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus

Dark headed gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Sabine’s gull, Xema sabini

Herring gull, Larus argentatus

Lesser dark supported gull, Larus fuscus

Heuglin’s gull, Larus heuglini

Caspian gull, Larus cachinnans

Armenian gull, Larus armenicus

Gull-charged tern, Gelochelidon nilotica

Caspian tern, Hydroprogne caspia

Lesser peaked tern, Thalasseus bengalensis

Sandwich tern, Thalasseus sandvicensis

Incredible peaked tern, Thalasseus bergii

Roseate tern, Sterna dougallii

Regular tern, Sterna hirundo

Cold tern, Sterna paradisaea

White-cheeked tern, Sterna repressa

Little tern, Sternula albifrons

Saunders’ tern, Sternula saundersi

Harnessed tern, Onychoprion anaethetus

Dirty tern, Onychoprion fuscatus

Rough looking tern, Chlidonias hybrida

White-winged tern, Chlidonias leucopterus

Dark tern, Chlidonias niger

Lesser noddy, Anous tenuirostris

Earthy colored noddy, Anous stolidus

African skimmer, Rynchops flavirostris


Request: Pterocliformes Family: Pteroclidae

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