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Wood Sandpiper

(Tringa glareola)
German name(s): "Bruchwasserläufer"
Size: 20-22 cm; wing span 55-60 cm
Weight: 40-100 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Wood Sandpiper at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Distant view of three Wood Sandpipers on the edge of a pond; note the characteristic spotted appearance of the bird in the middle (photo courtesy of S. Cuturilov)
[Near Temerin, Serbia, August 2017]

More photos of Wood Sandpipers are available on the page for Australia.

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