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Synonyms for greenshank

large European sandpiper with greenish legs

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striatus, Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus, Greenshank Tringa nebularia, Socotra Cormorant P.
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.
Taylor Wimpey East Scotland's Duloch Grange development in Dunfermline now has a four-bedroom Cramond showhome to showcase the latest phase of three, four and five-bedroom homes now available at this popular development on Greenshank Drive.
The construction and operation of the oil and gas pipelines that run down the island, crossing some 1,100 rivers, many of which are important for salmon spawning and, more generally, the impact of construction activity upon the Island's ecology, including endangered species such as the Stellar's Sea Eagle and the Nordmann's Greenshank.
Other endangered birds making their home in the peninsula include the Chinese egret, black-faced spoonbill, swan goose, and spotted greenshank.
Greenshank taken at Saltholme, by Dave Pearce, of Hartburn, Stockton
As matters stand, the advice currently provided by SNH to Ministers on greenshank and red?
There are also sightings of grey herons, water rail, kingfisher, greenshank and common sandpiper.
The least abundant birds were Kentish Plover,Common Moorhen, Purple Swamphen, Common Redshank, Common Greenshank, Intermediate Egret, Purple Heron, Grey Heron, Indian River Tern, Common Tern and Marsh Harrier among other species whose abundance values were even less than one (Tables I, II).
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.
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.
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?