Recorded this over a garden in Hampshire a few weeks ago. Unfortunately only one call
The closest thing I can think of is Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) but doesn't sound quite right.
MP3 and sonogram are attached
Any help appreciated
One for the gull experts to help me with. I saw this 1st-winter a few weeks ago in southern England. I made the following notes:
- Head white with a dark mask
- Breast white with some streaking/spotting
- Tertials dark with neat white edges
- Bill all dark with obvious gonys angle...
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I still think the bird in the second image is a Little Stint, albeit one of the greyish variation. The delicate feel of the bird makes it jump out as a stint sp to me, compared to the more chunky feel of a Sanderling. But to try to make a few more specific points:
- The primary projection is...
The males are notably larger than the females which can cause confusion over size. There is also a lot variation between juveniles/adults and summer/winter plumage to add to confusion. This looks like a juvenile female moulting into its first-winter plumage.
Posted this on another forum and got no reply so thought I would try here... This gull stood out from surrounding Herring Gulls as it appeared very long necked and with quite a different posture. Unfortunately didnt manage to get a view of it side on. Any thoughts would be welcome