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Gallery - Waders-Vagrants

Vagrants

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


[lesseryellowlegs3]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


[semipalmatedsand5]Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)

Transatlantic vagrant, named from patially webbed toes.


[pects4]Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)

A transatlantic vagrant wader.


[spottedsand1]Spotted Sandpiper (Actis macularia)

The North American counterpart of the Common Sandpiper


[msand3]Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)

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


[leastsandpiper8]Least Sandpiper (Cadris minutilla)

North American Vagrant, averages 1 a year in the UK


[bairdssandpiper5]Bairds Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)

Vagrant from North America


[buffbreastedsandpiper2]Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis)

Vagrant from North America


[lbdowitcher8]Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

Visitor from North America



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