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Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 20cm. Low jerky flight.
Typical Habitat :Mangrove creeks, sheltered shallow water and sandy beaches.
Distribution :Uncommon to most of Australia.
Migration :Summer migrant to Australia. Migrates to south Europe, Africa and south Asia to breed. Juveniles and some adults may over-winter here.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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