Scientific Name: Limicola falcinellus Common Name: Broad-billed Sandpiper
Identifying Features: long straight bill, shorter legs, dark grey upper space, white underparts, pale crown stripe
- Strongly migratory, spending the non-breeding season from easternmost Africa, through south and south-east Asia to Australasia.
- Highly gregarious, and will form flocks with other waders, particularly dunlins.
This image was clicked by Gediminas Grazulevicius – via Flickr.
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