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Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos


Spotted near Marine Drive, Cochin-India.

1 species ID suggestions

Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos Common sandpiper


Nidhin Basheer
Nidhin Basheer 2 years ago

Thanks for the ID Malcolm :) I did notice the bobbing.

The Common Sandpiper is the only one which has such a distinctive white marking going up towards the neck. It also has a distinctive bobbing action which will not show in a photograph but you may have noticed when you saw it.

Kerala, India

Lat: 9.61, Long: 76.43

Spotted on Sep 22, 2016
Submitted on Sep 22, 2016

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