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The wood sandpiper (Tringa glareola) belongs to the family Scolopacidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Wood sandpiper taxonomy

The family Scolopacidae comprises sandpipers, curlews and snipes. The family Scolopacidae was first described by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815.

The family Scolopacidae contains fifteen genera, including genus Tringa. The genus Tringa was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The genus Tringa comprises fourteen species, including Tringa glareola. The species Tringa glareola was first described by Carl Linnaeus in the year 1758. The species Tringa glareola is monotypic species.

The genus name Tringa is based on Ancient Greek trungas, a thrush-sized, white-rumped, tail-bobbing wading bird mentioned by Aristotle.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Tringa glareola
Species:T. glareola
Genus:Tringa
Subfamily:-
Family:Scolopacidae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
1.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola 306
Photo by JJ Harrison


Tringa glareola
2.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Photo by Shantanu Kuveskar

Tringa glareola
3.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Photo by Alpsdake

Tringa glareola
4.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Photo by Alpsdake

Tringa glareola
5.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Photo by Alpsdake

Tringa glareola
6.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Photo by Alpsdake

Tringa glareola
7.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Photo by Amara Bharathy

Tringa glareola
8.Wood sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Photo by Dr. Raju Kasambe

Tringa glareola
9.Tringa glareola
Photo by Mark S Jobling
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1.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tringa_glareola_-_Laem_Phak_Bia.jpg (cropped)
Author: JJ Harrison | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/19/18
2.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wood_Sandpiper_Photograph_By_Shantanu_Kuveskar.jpg (cropped)
Author: Shantanu Kuveskar | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/19/18
3.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tringa_glareola_lengthened_neck.JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/19/18
4.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tringa_glareola_a4.JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/19/18
5.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tringa_glareola_a2.JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/19/18
6.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tringa_glareola_eating.JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/19/18
7.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Amara Bharathy | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 5/19/18
8.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Dr. Raju Kasambe | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 5/19/18
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Mark S Jobling | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 5/19/18
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