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Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos   - Juvenile
Common Sandpiper
Photographer : © Nikhil Devasar
Location :Khadar west bank, Yamuna, Delhi
Date : 16 October 2005
English synonyms:Eurasian Sandpiper, Sandpiper
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :As all juvenile waders, this is showing pale feather edgings which make them look more striking. Also their feathers are new. This had us confused and thumbing "Kazmierczak's Birds of India"