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Is a small Palearctic wader. The adult is 18–20 cm long with a 32–35 cm wingspan. It has greyish-brown upperparts, white underparts, short dark-yellowish legs and feet, and a bill with a pale base and dark tip. In winter plumage, they are duller and have more conspicuous barring on the wings, though this is still only visible at close range. Juveniles are more heavily barred above and have buff edges to the wing feathers.
Shoreline of Mull near ferry dock for Iona.
Thanks for the ID, Liam!
Spotted on Jun 18, 2013
Submitted on Jul 31, 2013