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Gallery - Waders-Vagrants


Normally these birds are Transatlantic Vagrants but we do get birds from Asia as well.

[lesseryellowlegs7]Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

Transatlantic Vagrant, slightly smaller North American version of the Redshank. Obviously with the Yellow legs.

[wilsonsp1]Wilsons Phalaropes (Phalaropus tricolor)

A vagrant from North America

[semipalmatedsand1]Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)

Transatlantic vagrant, named from patially webbed toes.

[pects5]Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

A transatlantic vagrant wader.

[spottedsand1]Spotted Sandpiper (Actis macularia)

The North American counterpart of the Common Sandpiper

[msand2]Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)

Lost bird on migration from the Russian Steppes who should be heading to West Africa.

[leastsandpiper9]Least Sandpiper (Cadris minutilla)

North American Vagrant, averages 1 a year in the UK

[bairdssandpiper2]Bairds Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)

Vagrant from North America

[buffbreastedsandpiper1]Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis)

Vagrant from North America

[lbdowitcher3]Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

Visitor from North America

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