Scientific Name: Tringa totanus Common Name: Common Redshank
Identifying Features: brown upper parts, paler head, white belly, reddish-orange legs
- They are wary and noisy birds which will alert everything else with their loud piping call. Like most waders, they feed on small invertebrates.
- Redshanks will nest in any wetland, from damp meadows to saltmarsh, often at high densities. They lay 3–5 eggs.
This image was clicked by Paul Watts – via Flickr.
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