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Redshank

Tringa totanus

Description:

Common redshanks in breeding plumage are a marbled brown color, slightly lighter below. In winter plumage they become somewhat lighter-toned and less patterned, being rather plain greyish-brown above and whitish below. They have red legs and a black-tipped red bill, and show white up the back and on the wings in flight.

Habitat:

Two specimens- one was by the water on a sandy beach at low tide- and the other was standing on some wood near the beaches car park (which was fairly close to the shore).

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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Four, very pretty photos....

Jamie Grant
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Jamie Grant

South Hams, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Dec 11, 2017
Submitted on Apr 9, 2018

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