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Wood sandpiper

Tringa glareola

Description:

It resembles a longer-legged and more delicate green (T. ochropus) or solitary sandpiper (T. solitaria) with a short fine bill, brown back and longer yellowish legs. It differs from the first of those species in a smaller and less contrasting white rump patch, while the solitary sandpiper has no white rump patch at all.

Habitat:

Spotted near a water hole inside IIM Trichy campus.


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Nidhin Basheer
Spotted by
Nidhin Basheer

Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 10.76, Long: 78.81

Spotted on Jan 23, 2017
Submitted on Jan 23, 2017

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