Taxon profile


Tringa semipalmata (Gmelin, 1789)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Scolopacidae - sandpipers and snipes »  genus Tringa

Scientific synonyms

Scolopax semipalmata Gmelin, 1789
Symphemia semipalmata (Gmelin, 1789)
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
Tringa semipalmatus (Gmelin, 1789)
Aegialitis semipalmata

Least Concern LC


Tringa semipalmata - Willet

Author: Alex Auer

Tringa semipalmata - Willet

Author: Alex Auer

Tringa semipalmata - Willet

Author: Jan Ševčík

Tringa semipalmata - Willet

Author: Karl Pollak

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Tringa semipalmata inornata (Brewster, 1887) - Western Willet

Tringa semipalmata inornata

subspecies Tringa semipalmata semipalmata (Gmelin, 1789) - Eastern Willet

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Tringa semipalmata]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22693319]

Bird Life [] [as Tringa semipalmata (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96861]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Catoptrophorus semipalmatus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Tringa semipalmata (Gmelin, JF, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Tringa semipalmata]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Tringa semipalmata J. F. Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Catoptrophorus semipalmatus (Gmelin, 1789)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Tringa semipalmata]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Tringa semipalmata]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Catoptrophorus semipalmatus]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Tringa semipalmatus]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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