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Ruddy Turnstone

Arenaria interpres

Description:

This is a small (a bit over 20cm in length), short-billed and stocky wader, pictured here in its non-breeding attire: dark brown above, with bright-white belly and conspicuous short and orange legs.

Habitat:

Seen foraging in urban setting in coastal Morocco, on a small sandy creek of town Essaouira, mingling with a huge flock of lesser black-backed Gulls.


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Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Essaouira الصويرة, Morocco

Lat: 31.51, Long: -9.77

Spotted on Dec 27, 2019
Submitted on Jan 1, 2020

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