The genus Arenaria, in the family, Scolopacidae, contains two species of turnstones. Both species have a very large range and large populations meaning that, even though the population trend for the Ruddy Turnstone is demonstrating a slight decline, both species are listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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Turnstones

Black Turnstone

Least Concern

Turnstones

Ruddy Turnstone

Least Concern