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29-32 cm (11Â½-12Â½ in)
Juvenile similar to the winter adult but much darker. Irregular streaks on flanks
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Can be told from winter-plumaged Common Redshank by the obvious white supercilium.
They breed by pools, marshes and peatbogs. Winters on muddy estuaries.
Feeds in deeper water than Common, lunging at prey and sweeping the bill from side to side.
Similar to Common Redshank but legs extend further beyond the tail.
Generally monogamous. The clutch consists of 4 eggs, which are laid in a ground scrape.
The diet consists of fish, insect larvae, shrimps, amphibians and worms. Also terrestrial flying insects
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