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18-20cm. Medium to small wader
A wide variety of aquatic habitats, including shores of freshwater bodies, estuaries and salt-marshes.
Easily told by its bobbing habit as it walks along the shore. Found around freshwater bodies also breeds close to water in both habitats.
The diet includes insects and crustaceans.
Quite a vocal bird. A high-pitched pee-pee-pee in flight.
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