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Common sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos


Medium-sized wader, with white underparts and dark upperparts. Bill straight and dark, legs also dark grey. Pale stripe over eye.


Very shallow water with a lot of algae.

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Liam 7 years ago
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Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Aug 25, 2012
Submitted on Aug 29, 2012

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