on the ground in the Arctic on South facing slopes free
Probes in mud to find flies, beetles, shrimps, a small marine
snail called Hydrobia.
The breeding adult has patterned dark grey upperparts and
brick-red underparts. In winter, this bird is pale grey
above and white below, and shows an obvious white supercilium.
Juveniles have a grey and brown back, a white belly and
a peach-coloured breast. It has a down-curved bill.
19.5 - 21 cms.
3 to 4