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  1. So awesome to see you enjoy your hobby so much, love your series! Posted 20 days ago
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The Common Sandpiper is a small Palearctic wader. This bird and its American sister species, the Spotted Sandpiper , make up the genus ''Actitis''. They are parapatric and replace each other geographically; stray birds of either species may settle down with breeders of the other and hybridize. Hybridization has also been reported between the Common Sandpiper and the Green Sandpiper, a basal species of the closely related shank genus ''Tringa''.

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Jan 1, 2019. Captured Dec 25, 2018 14:08 in Unnamed Road, Arta 471 00, Greece.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/4.5
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO125
  • 400mm