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Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)


Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
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Copyright: Saurabh Sawant (mastermind_jinx) (39)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS400D, Canon EF 75-300mm USM III
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-03-19 10:29
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Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)

This bird is found in the wetlands.
Order: CICONIIFORMES
Family: Tringinae
Size: 35 cm
Bill: ~5 cm
Call: teu teu teu

Identification: Sexes alike. Slightly upturned bill, pale at the base. Legs and feet are olive green. Adult breeding plumage - Head and neck heavily streaked, black feathers among grey on back.

Food: Mainly fish. Also prawns, insects, molluscs


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