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Lymington marshes, UK (1 Viewer)

satyachil

Tally ho!
Taken on 14 feb 2022. A few IDs for confirmation and clarification
1. Common sandpiper?
2/3 Curlew or whimbrel?
4 Meadow pipit?
5. Unknown. There was a flock of around 5 to 7 birds which descended on a bush. This was the best i could do.
 

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That makes sense now that you point it out! Thanks.
Whimbrel is largely a summer visitor, size wise it's quite a bit smaller than Curlew, but judging size can be difficult at a distance - the strong face pattern of a Whimbrel is the easiest identifier for me.

Pipits and some buntings can be tricky as @Butty says if you get a good view the hind claw is a give away, and they're often in a small flock/group.
 
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