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Species profile—Calidris acuminata (sharp-tailed sandpiper)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Scolopacidae (Curlews, Sandpipers, Snipes and Godwits) → Calidris acuminata (sharp-tailed sandpiper)

Photo of Calidris acuminata (sharp-tailed sandpiper) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2014
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Scolopacidae (Curlews, Sandpipers, Snipes and Godwits)
Scientific name
Calidris acuminata (Horsfield, 1821)
Common name
sharp-tailed sandpiper
WildNet taxon ID
1874
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
SL
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1874

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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