Scientific name: Tringa totanus


Common Redshank


Common Redshank Fact File

Distribution: Europe: western and central

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Six

T. t. robusta – Iceland, Faroe Islands

T. t. totanus – western and northern Europe to w Siberia

T. t. ussuriensis – southern Siberia and Mongolia to eastern Asia

T. t. terrignotae – southern Manchuria and eastern China

T. t. craggi – north-western China

T. t. eurhina – Tajikistan; northern India; and Tibet

Current conservation efforts





With thanks to the following photographers: Barry Madden