Slowly but surely

Spring is moving on and so does the birding in the area. At the IBRCE ringing station, numbers are stillmoderate but nevertheless some nice species are being caught (see Markus write up below) and there are growing numbers of Sylvia’s ticking throughout and new arrivals like Red-necked Phalaropes, Marsh Sandpipers, Greater Sand Plovers and more […]

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Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos

The Common Sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos, is a small wader. The Common Sandpiper breeds across most of Europe and Asia. It nests on the ground near fresh water. It migrates to Africa, southern Asia and Australia. This is a gregarious bird and is seen in large flocks. Factsheet: Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos (LC)  

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