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GREEN SANDPIPER

Slightly larger than the Common Sandpiper, the Green Sandpiper has dark brown wings, back and head with white speckles.  The underside is white with greenish coloured legs and has a white ring around its eyes.  The Green Sandpiper can be found at the waters edge searching for food during autumn, spring and winter and there are only a few hundred pairs found in the southern half of the UK.

Length: 21-24cm (8½-9½in)

Wingspan: 41-46cm (16-18in)

Weight: 70-90g (2½-3¼oz)

Average Life: 10 years

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