Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
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The common sandpiper is a common migrant to Tanzanian shore and wetlands from Russia and Europe. Note that the tail is longer than the wingtips. The right lower flight photo (Ushongo, 11-17) is courtesy of Paul Oliver. The other birds were seen in Pembe Abwe, Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater. Click the photo above to see more.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Stein Ø. Nilsen, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 3-21-21