Greenshank - Tringa nebularia

Pictures - John Foss

The Greenshank is found around coastal areas and in the margins of inland lakes where it feeds on aquatic creatures. A regular passsage migrant and winter visitor to the Algarve, it breeds on open taiga across Europe and Asia.. The specimens on this page were photographed at Cabanas De Tavira.

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Greenshank 3


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