Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Ruff Philomachus pugnax

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Philomachus [genus] (1)
pugnax [species]

Classification

Philomachus [genus] (1)
pugnax [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Notes on presence status Rare visitor from Europe. Only two single reports. The one from Sint Maarten could be a misidentification.

    Publications

    • Oversteegen, M. 2019. eBird Checklist - 12 Nov 2019 - Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba. In: eBird: An online database of bird distribution and abundance. S61400223. [link]
    • Yokoyama, M. 2013. The Incomplete guide to the wildlife of Saint Martin. Revised and expanded second edition. 131. sxm wildlife.