Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia
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The common greenshank is a palearctic migrant, East African birds coming from east and central Russia. Note the the long, slightly upturned bill and the green legs. The upper photo shows a common greenshank on the left and a marsh sandpiper. The 2nd row photo (Lake Nakuru-Kenya, 1-17) is courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst). The left lower photo (Fish Eagle Point, 2-21) is courtesy of Per Holmen. The other photos were taken in Katavi NP, Tarangire NP, and at Lake Burunge. The video is from Lake Burunge. Click the photo above to see 16 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Karine Van der Vurst, Michael Oates, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 7-14-21