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Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola   - 1st winter
Wood Sandpiper
Photographer : © Martin Hale
Location :North West New Territories, Hong Kong
Date : 5 September 2014
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Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, curlews, shanks, sandpipers, tattlers, turnstones, dowitchers, knots,stints, dunlin, ruff, & phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :These two individuals fought over feeding territory for a minute or so. The aggressor repeatedly tried to drown the other individual, which eventually flew away unharmed.
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