Scolopacidae, Rafinesque, 1815

Somenzari, Marina, Amaral, Priscilla Prudente do, Cueto, Víctor R., Guaraldo, André de Camargo, Jahn, Alex E., Lima, Diego Mendes, Lima, Pedro Cerqueira, Lugarini, Camile, Machado, Caio Graco, Martinez, Jaime, Nascimento, João Luiz Xavier do, Pacheco, José Fernando, Paludo, Danielle, Prestes, Nêmora Pauletti, Serafini, Patrícia Pereira, Silveira, Luís Fábio, Sousa, Antônio Emanuel Barreto Alves de, Sousa, Nathália Alves de, Souza, Manuella Andrade de, Telino-Júnior, Wallace Rodrigues & Whitney, Bret Myers, 2018, An overview of migratory birds in Brazil, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58, pp. 1-66: 38-39

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Limosa lapponica (VAG)   :breeds in the Arctic and migrates to the coast of Africa,Asia and Oceania in the non-breeding season ( van Gils & Wiersma, 1996). There are sparse records for the island of Fernando de Noronha/PE since 1988 ( Silva-e-Silva & Olmos, 2006) and Atol das Rocas/ RN in February/ March 1990 ( Antas et al., 1992). It was considered vagrant in the Northern Hemisphere, but has been recorded for RN in October, January, February and August ( Irusta & Sagot-Martin, 2011), and for the coast of Ceará (CE) in March and November 2006 ( Girão et al., 2006). There are also recent photographic records for Fernando de Noronha in September and December; for MA in January, March and April; for CE in April and from August to December; for RN in October; for AL in April; and for BA in November and December (WikiAves, 2016).

Numenius phaeopus (VAG)   : breeds in higher latitudes in Asia and Europe and spends the non-breeding season in Africa, southern Asia and Oceania (adapted from van Gils & Wiersma, 1996). In Fernando de Noronha/PE, some specimens were collected in 1973 by Olson ( Olson, 1981) and four individuals were recorded in November 2004 ( Silva-e-Silva & Olmos, 2006). There are also two recent photographic records for the island from February 2015 (WikiAves, 2016).

Xenus cinereus (VAG)   : breeds in northern Europe and Siberia, overwinters in southwestern, southern and eastern Africa, and moves through the Middle East, southern Asia and Indonesia to Australia ( van Gils et al., 2016d). In Brazil, it is considered vagrant and there are only two known records: one in Porto Seguro/BA and another in Paraty/RJ ( White et al., 2006).

Calidris pugnax (VAG)   : breeds from northwestern Europe across the entire Siberia and overwinters in the Mediterranean, in Sub-Saharan Africa and in the Indian subcontinent ( van Gils & Wiersma, 1996). Its occurrence in Brazil is occasional: there is one undocumented record for the Taim Ecological Station/RS in October 1985 ( Sick,1997; Pacheco, 2000) and recent records with photographic documentation for PA in October and for Minas Gerais (MG) in March ( Dias et al., 2013). There is also one additional photographic record for the coast of SP (WikiAves, 2016).

Phalaropus fulicarius (VAG)   :breeds in the Arctic and overwinters mainly in western South America and western Africa ( van Gils & Wiersma, 1996). In Brazil, there are records of an individual collected in Aripuanã/MT in March 1979 ( Sick, 1997; Grantsau, 2010) and in Joinville/SC in January 2011 ( Grose & Cremer, 2011).