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 - Ruddy Turnstone
 - Ruddy Turnstone

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

David N. Nettleship
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 2000

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Ruddy Turnstone. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Ruddy Turnstone.

Distribution of the Ruddy Turnstone in North and Middle America and the western Caribbean. This species also winters in the eastern Caribbean and in South America, and very locally along the Pacific Coast from northern California north to Washington. The northeast high-arctic populations (race interpres: Devon, Axel Heiberg, Ellesmere Is., Greenland) winter in western Europe. The species also breeds in Europe and Asia. See text for details.

Recommended Citation

Nettleship, D. N. (2000). Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.537