13 October, 2009

Common Redshank

Scientific Name: Tringa totanus

Population Estimate: 1M - 2.5M

Range / Habitat: Wader that breeds across temperate Eurasia. Winters on coasts around the Mediterranean, on the Atlantic coast of Europe from Great Britain southwards, and in South Asia.

Field Notes: Medium-sized wader, mottled brown above, lighter below. Orange legs and black-tipped orange bill.

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