Ruff Philomachus pugnax

Ruff Philomachus pugnax

The Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) is a medium-sized wader in which breeds in marshes and wet meadows in northern Europe and Russia. This species is migratory, wintering in southern and western Europe, Africa, southern Asia and Australia. It is highly gregarious, sometimes forming huge wintering flocks.

Factsheet: Ruff Philomachus pugnax 


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