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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres interpres  
Ruddy Turnstone
Photographer : © Alok Bhave
Location :Sandy sea shore, Akshi Beach, Maharashtra, India
Date : 19 November 2011
English synonyms:Turnstone, Calico-Back, Bead-Bird, Bishop Plover, Brant-Bird, Calico Bird, Calico Jacket, Checkered Snipe, Chicken, Chicken Plover, Chuckatuck, Horsefoot Snipe, Jinny, Kind-Crab Bird, Red-legged Plover, Red-Legs, Rock Bird, Rock Plover, Sand Runner, Sea Dotterel, Sea Quail, Sparked-Back, Stone-Pecker, Streaked-Back
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, curlews, shanks, sandpipers, tattlers, turnstones, dowitchers, knots,stints, dunlin, ruff, & phalaropes
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Had visited during a low tide and seen these feeding very near the waterline while others like terek sandpiper and sand plovers were away from waterline. - AB