Wood Sandpiper

The Wood Sandpiper is a small wading bird and is the smallest of Shanks. This bird is usually found in freshwater during migration and wintering. They forage by probing in shallow water or on wet mud, and mainly eat insects and similar small prey.

Gujarati Name

ટપકિલી તુતવારી

Scientific Name

Tringa glareola

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat

Winter Visitor

IUCN Status

Least Concern

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