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Wandering Tattler

(Tringa [Heteroscelus] incana)
Alternate name(s): "American Tattler"
Size: 26-30 cm; wing span 50-55 cm
Weight: 120-210 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Wandering Tattler at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

NON-BREEDING

Near-frontal view of a Wandering Tattler in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Caloundra, QLD, January 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Wandering Tattler in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of H. Mouritsen)
[One Tree Island, Capricornia Cays NP, QLD, January 2011]

Lateral view of a Wandering Tattler in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Caloundra, QLD, January 2018]

Dorsal view of a Wandering Tattler in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Caloundra, QLD, January 2018]

Dorsal view of a Wandering Tattler in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Lady Elliot Island, near Agnes Water, QLD, January 2016]

Preening Wandering Tattler in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Lady Elliot Island, near Agnes Water, QLD, January 2016]

Wandering Tattlers in non-breeding plumage on a rockface (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Caloundra, QLD, January 2018]

Food, Diet

Wandering Tattler in non-breeding plumage prying its prey from a tiny rock pool (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Caloundra, QLD, January 2018]

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