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Marsh Sandpiper
Tringa stagnatilis

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Common local species. Length 23cm. Call is a strident 'yip yip '.
Typical Habitat :Tidal mud flats, swamps and shallow fresh waters.
Distribution :Moderately common to uncommon Australia wide.
Migration :Summer migrant to Australia. Migrates to central Asia and Mongolia to breed. Juveniles and some adults may over-winter here.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (6)  ..   observations (8)  ..   habitats seen (1)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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