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(Common) Redshank
Tringa totanus
Size: 25-30cm
UK Status: fairly common resident migrant breader / passage visitor and common winter visitor

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Grey-brown wader with red legs and bill. Most readily identified by wide white edge to wing visible in flight. Also in flight displays white wedge-shaped rump. Adult plumage darkens during summer. Commonest wader in Britain, found breeding in coastal marshland and some inland wet areas. Also seen on passage and in winter.

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