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Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Common local species. Length 35cm. Nervous. Bobs head. Call is a ringing ' tew-tew-tew '.
Typical Habitat :Intertidal areas, shallow freshwater pools and occasionally inland lakes.
Distribution :Common to most of Australia.
Migration :Summer migrant to Australia. Migrates to south Africa, south Europe, Persian Gulf, India, SE Asia and east China to breed.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (12)  ..   observations (13)  ..   habitats seen (3)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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