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Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)

Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)

Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)



Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)

Class: Aves
Family: Scolopacidae
Common Name: Common Greenshank
Genus: Tringa
Species Name: nebularia

About The Common Greenshank

Length: 30-36 cm. Plumage: above mottled grey; below white with some streaking on sides of neck and chest; tail barred black; long white wedge between wings apparent in flight; head mottled grey with whitish face and dark line from base of bill to eye; in breeding bird upperparts brown with heavy streaking and barring, below with more streaking on breast and neck; head more heavily streaked. Immature buffier below. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black with greenish or bluish grey base, slightly upcurved; feet and legs greenish to yellowish grey. Habitat: seashores, exposed coral, mudflats, estuaries, inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393>

Rights Holder: WoRMS for SMEBD
Bibliographic Citation: Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)

Trips Where Observed

Africa: Eastern and Southern
Africa: Egypt and Ethiopia
Around The World in 66 Days
Eastern Australia
India
Indonesia
Kenya Solar Eclipse
Madagascar
Turkey
Uganda and stops between

Member Lifelists

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
India
Turkey
World

Sites Where Observed

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