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Common Redshank

Tringa totanus

Description:

The Common Redshank or simply Redshank (Tringa totanus) is an Eurasian wader in the large family Scolopacidae. 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:

The Wadden Sea around Terschelling.


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Brinschk
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Brinschk

Terschelling, Friesland, Netherlands

Lat: 53.37, Long: 5.26

Spotted on Apr 29, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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