Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis. Spring and early summer are the times when rare waders that breed in Asia turn up here. A number of possible contenders exist but the Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis (L 22-25cm) is one of most elegant and keenly-sought; it resembles a miniature Greenshank but with a thin, needle-like bill.
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Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis. Spring and early summer are the times when rare waders that breed in Asia turn up here. A number of possible contenders exist but the Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis (L 22-25cm) is one of most elegant and keenly-sought; it resembles a miniature Greenshank but with a thin, needle-like bill.

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Date: 30 Mar 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/Nature Photographers Ltd
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