Common Name: Common Greenshank
Scientific Name: Tringa nebularia
Description: 12.5 inches; bill slightly upturn with a thick base; V shape visible above rump in flight; underparts whitish; upperparts greyish brown; flecked. Non-Breeding: Legs greenish yellow. Breeding: Streaked on neck and head.
Habitat: Mud Flaps
Statue: Vagrant; breeds in parts of Europe and winters in Africa
· Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele
Photographs taken at The Woodbourne Shorebird Refuge. ( please excuse the poor quality of the photographs)
|Common Greenshank (L)|