English: Terek Sandpiper
Mongolian: Матигар хөгчүүлэг
French: Chevalier bargette
Japanese: ソリハシシギ (Sorihashi-shigi)
Body length: 22-25 cm
Wing span: 57-59 cm
Migration: Apr.-May; Aug.-Sep.
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least Concern
Food: Adult and larval midges, insects, small
molluscs and crustaceans
Habitat: This species passes through open
areas and wetlands such as sandbars and mudflats the mouths of riverbeds, muddy
lakes and river edges of swamps, salt marsh creeks, brackish pools and rivers
edges, by late April-early May on spring migration and late August-Early
September on autumn migration, depending on food and weather condition.