Ruddy Turnstone  ( Tournepierre collier )      This species is of special interest to Timiskaming birders.    All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Arenaria interpres

Description:    Ruddy Turnstone
Photo Date:   August 27, 2007


Hilliardton Marsh


Michael Werner

General Notes


Abundance: Rare Earliest observed:  

Typical spring arrival:

May 24

Typical fall arrival:

Aug. 25
Breeding Status: Migrant Latest observed:  

Typical spring departure:

June 1

Typical fall departure:

Oct. 25

Documented Observations



August 26-27, 2007. One observed and photographed at Hilliardton Marsh by Michael Werner.

May 28, 2009. Several seen on the beach at the New Liskeard waterfront by John van Vliet.

May 31, 2009. One observed flying low over Hilliardton Marsh with a small flock of Dunlin by Michael Werner.