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Common Sandpiper - Strandsnipe - Actitis hypoleucos
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This bird is a common breeder and passage migrant in Øygarden. It is also common on Gullfjell.


Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper at Herdlevær, Øygarden, July 2010

Common Sandpiper breeding inside the Kollsnes Gas plant area, Øygarden, July 2019
Common Sandpiper breeding inside the Kollsnes Gas plant area, Øygarden, July 2019





Common Sandpiper
Salinas de Janubio, Lanzarote, November 2007

The above picture was taken using a hand-held digital SLR, the two pictures below were digiscoped.







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Common Sandpiper Common Sandpiper
Digiscoped, Rotevatnet, Tjeldstø, June 2006 Monkshouse Pools, Northumberland, 17 July 2006








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