- Tringa brevipes
23–27 cm (9-10½ in)
- Darkish grey upperparts
- Short yellow legs
Very similar to Wandering Tattler which is a little darker and has longer wings.
This is a monotypic species.
Their breeding habitat is along rivers and streams in forest tundra and montane taiga.
Their diet consists of insects, beetles and mosquitoes, aquatic larva, particularly in the breeding season, with crustaceans added during the winter months.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Sibley, CG and BL Monroe. 1996. Birds of the World, on diskette, Windows version 2.0. Charles G. Sibley, Santa Rosa, CA, USA.
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2015)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Grey-tailed Tattler. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Grey-tailed_Tattler
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