Grey-tailed Tattler (species: Tringa brevipes) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Tringa brevipes
Grey-tailed Tattler

©Ceri Pearce: Grey-tailed Tattler at Eagle Island near Lizard Island

©J.J. Harrison: Grey-tailed tattler

©Ceri Pearce: Two Grey-tailed Tattlers with a Pacific Golden Plover (centre) at Eagle Island near Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Genus Tringa
Species Tringa brevipes



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 25 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Domm, S. (1977). Sea birds and waders of the Lizard Island area, The Sunbird, 8: 1-8. LIRS catalog number 4.
  • Smith, G.C. (1987). The birds of Eagle Island, a tropical sand cay on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia, The Sunbird, 17(1): 1-11. LIRS catalog number 245.