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ID please. Wader Rutland Water UK (1 Viewer)

colinJ

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hi guys. could i have help to ID this wader please. Saw it around three weeks ago at Rutland Water. Thanks
 

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Alexander Stöhr

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Hello Colin,
its a Green Sandpiper. Everything is there, including:
  • only small pale spots on upperparts, and sparsely distributed. They are larger and seems more nummerous in similar Wood SP and Redshank
  • dirty greenish legs, normally yellower in Wood SPand orange in 1cy Redshank
  • the right dark tone to the upperparts, nearly enough for confident ID in Germany
 

colinJ

Active member
Hello Colin,
its a Green Sandpiper. Everything is there, including:
  • only small pale spots on upperparts, and sparsely distributed. They are larger and seems more nummerous in similar Wood SP and Redshank
  • dirty greenish legs, normally yellower in Wood SPand orange in 1cy Redshank
  • the right dark tone to the upperparts, nearly enough for confident ID in Germany
thanks Alexander for a informative answer very much appreciated
 

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