Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Scolopacidae > Genus: Calidris > Species: Calidris melanotos

Pectoral Sandpiper - Calidris melanotos (Viellot, 1819)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Least Concern


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bécasseau à poitrine cendrée French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Biegus arktyczny Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Correlimos Pectoral Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gestreepte Strandloper Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Graubruststrandläufer German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Jespák skvrnitý Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Palsasirri Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pectoral Sandpiper English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pilrito-peitoral Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Piro-piro pettorale Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tuvsnäppa Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vándorpartfutó Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Tringa melanotos Viellot, 1819
Erolia melanotos (Viellot, 1819)

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:05070 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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