Grey-tailed Tattler

Grey-tailed Tattler
English Common Name
Grey-tailed Tattler
Scientific name
Tringa brevipes
Order: Scolopacidae or Charadriiformes, Family: Scolopacidae
About 26.5 cm
Species Distribution
In Japan, this species is considered as a migratory bird, but some winter in Okinawa.
It has characteristic yellow legs. Around the migration seasons, spring and autumn, the species forms flocks in areas such as coastlines, tidal flats, paddy fields, and rivers in Okinawa.

Updated October 2018

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