Wood Sandpiper

Tringa glareola

Size: Up to 20 cms long
Habitat: Marshes, swamps and wetlands
Feeding: Insects, crustaceans and worms

The Wood Sandpiper is a small, migratory, wading bird which over-winters in Africa.

Its upper parts are brown speckled with white. The under parts are white/buff. It has a white eyebrow and the bill is straight. The legs are yellow/green.

This photo was taken in the Selous National Park, Tanzania.







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