Scientific Name: Tringa nebularia Common Name: Common Greenshank
Identifying Features: yellow legs, long bill, white belly, brown upper parts
- It is a migratory species, wintering in Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Australasia, usually on fresh water.
- It breeds on dry ground near marshy areas, laying about four eggs in a ground scrape.
- Like most waders, they feed on small invertebrates, but will also take small fish and amphibians.
This image was clicked by Rafal Szozda via Flickr.
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