Common Redshank (Tringa totanus) – 27-29 cm

  A Eurasianwader in the large family Scolopacidae. The genus name Tringa is the New Latin name given to the green sandpiper by Aldrovandus in 1599. Common redshanks in breeding plumage are a marbled brown color, slightly lighter below. In winter plumage they become somewhat lighter-toned and less patterned, being rather plain greyish-brown above and whitish below. They have red legs and a black-tipped red bill, and show white up the back and on the wings in flight. It is a migratory species, wintering on coasts around the South Asia. The Nagalang shore is one of the best place to find this large Sandpiper._ (2).tif

 

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