|Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
French: Tournepierre à collier German: Steinwälzer Spanish: Vuelvepiedras común
Taxonomy: Tringa Interpres Linnaeus, 1758, Gotland, Sweden.
Subspecies and Distribution
A. i. interpres (Linnaeus, 1758) – Axel Heiberg I and Ellesmere I (N Canadian Arctic), Greenland, and N Eurasia to NW Alaska; winters on coasts of W Europe, Africa, S Asia, Australasia and Pacific islands, with some also on Pacific coast of America from California to at least Mexico.
A. i. morinella (Linnaeus, 1766) – NE Alaska and most of Arctic Canada; winters from South Carolina and Gulf of Mexico S to SC Chile and N Argentina.