Wood Sandpiper

Scientific Name: Tringa glareola
Common Name: Wood Sandpiper

Identifying Features: yellowish long legs, brown upper parts, long dark bill, paler head

Fun Facts:

  • Nests on the ground or uses an abandoned old tree nest of another bird.
  • This bird is usually found on freshwater during migration and wintering.


This image was clicked by Dalia Rakauskaite – via Flickr.

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