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Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus   - Non-breeding
Terek Sandpiper
Photographer : © Alok Bhave
Location :Sandy sea shore, Akshi Beach, Maharashtra, India
Date : 19 November 2011
English synonyms:Avocet Sandpiper
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This was moving very fast while stopping in between to feed on the shore. It was almost running at top speed and hence it was very difficult to track it. - AB