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Gallery - Waders-Vagrants

Vagrants

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


[lesseryellowlegs6]Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)

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


[wilsonsp2]Wilsons Phalaropes (Phalaropus tricolor)

A vagrant from North America


[semipalmatedsand3]Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)

Transatlantic vagrant, named from patially webbed toes.


[pects1]Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

A transatlantic vagrant wader.


[spottedsand1]Spotted Sandpiper (Actis macularia)

The North American counterpart of the Common Sandpiper


[msand1]Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)

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


[leastsandpiper3]Least Sandpiper (Cadris minutilla)

North American Vagrant, averages 1 a year in the UK


[bairdssandpiper6]Bairds Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)

Vagrant from North America


[lbdowitcher6]Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

Visitor from North America



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