Phil Pearce

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“Tringa Nebularia”

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This is a medium sized slim wader with dark grey plumage with white underparts and green legs with a slightly upturned bill.

It measures 32cm in length. 

It has a wingspan of 70cm.

 It weighs in at 190g.

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There are around 750,000 to 1,500 pairs in the uk.

This migratory bird can be seen all over the uk

They feed on small invertebrates  and will eat fish too.

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phil@philpearce.co.uk