Green Sandpiper
Fact File
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 3rd February 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
 

 
Green Sandpiper.
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Local Names:
Tringa ochropus.
Charadriiformes.
Scolopacidae.

Food:
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Eggs:

Small invertebrate items picked off the mud.
This species is a somewhat plump wader with a dark greenish-brown back and wings, greyish head and breast and otherwise white underparts. The back is spotted white to varying extents, being maximal in the breeding adult, and less in winter and young birds. The legs and short bill are both dark green.
2–4 eggs in an old tree nest of another species.

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