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Synonyms for greenshank

large European sandpiper with greenish legs

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He is selling so he can focus on his other "It is a wild, wide open space with plenty of deer from the surrounding forests along with red grouse, snipe, red throated divers, dunlin, greenshank, golden plovers, ravens and a host of other bird-life," he said.
The Nordmann's greenshank samples tested negative for avian influenza viruses.
Birds such as the Siberian Crane, Greater Flamingo, Ruff, Black-winged Stilt, Common Teal, Common Greenshank, Northern Pintail, Wagtail, Wagtail, Northern Shoveler, Rosy Pelican and Gadwall, usually migrate to wetlands in India.
In July, August and September migrants have been calling in on their way south with a chance to see wood sandpipers and greenshank, while all year round reed buntings, lesser spotted woodpeckers and little egrets can be seen.
Caithness is like Crewe Station for migrating species; the arrival of wheatear and cuckoo in spring, followed by greenshank, golden plover, swallows and swifts.
On the Dee, black-tailed godwit numbers have increased to a couple of thousand on Flint's Oakenholt Marsh, with two dozen greenshank and several spotted redshanks nearby.
The importance of the Yellow Sea for such imperiled species as Nordmann's Greenshank (Tringa guttifer), or the Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Eurynorhynchus pygmeus)--the world's rarest shorebird-cannot be overstated.
October is a good time to see wigeon, shoveller, teal, greenshank, and bar-tailed godwit on the reserve and Otter are seen occasionally on and around the main pool.
We spent a tense hour or so trying to decide whether the ruff was a greenshank - just how short is a short wader bill?
The area is home to a very special bog habitat and here Julie finds greenshank, scoter ducks, short- eared owls and remarkable insect-eating plants.
The lagoons fill with sea-water on particularly high tides and have been restored to help wetland wildlife such as black- tailed godwits, whimbrel, curlew, redshank, greenshank, spotted redshank and little egret.
Crammond show home The next Taylor Wimpey 'Ask the Experts' event will be at the Duloch Grange development, Greenshank Drive, in Dunfermline, today, from noon-3pm.
Birdwatchers at RSPB Conwy over the weekend were treated to a little stint among many dunlins, black-tailed godwit, whimbrel and greenshank.
Among the birds seen were the spot-billed pelican, spotted greenshank, spoonbill sandpiper, black necked stork, white ibis, flamingos, painted stork Night Herons, Pond Herons, Grey Herons, White Ibis, Pintails, Shavellers, Billed Ducks, Garganeys, Common Moorhen, Purple Moorhens, Coots, Little Egrets and Cattle Egrets.
Some of the migratory birds most vulnerable to pollution include the Siberian cranes, greater flamingo, ruff, blackwinged stilt, common greenshank, northern pintail, yellow & white wagtail, northern shoveler, gadwall, black- tailed godwit, spotted redshank, starling and long- billed pipi.