Common sandpiper

photo by JJ Harrison

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Scolopacidae

Subfamily

Actitis

Species

hypoleucos

Appearance

* Pretty small bird with grey-brown upperparts and white underparts
* Small white shoulder patch and pretty short yellow legs
* Size: about 19 cm

Habitat

Wetlands and coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Asia
Oceania

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