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Old Tuesday 16th June 2009, 20:58   #1
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Five Mile Bridge Killarney National Park ,Ireland

As usual struggling in identification.I spotted this one sitting down on a rock at the edge of the Long Range (between the upper and mid lakes in National Park Killarney) He wasnt the least bit bothered by the motor boat and was still there on the return trip several hours later.
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Wow that way quick , I did entertain the idea it was a Sandpiper but i wasnt sure because of it being a Freshwater area
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Long tail is typical!
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Almost constant tail bobbing is also a good pointer in the field for Common Sand.
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