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Grey-tailed Tattler

Grey-tailed Tattler (Image ID 31662)
Photographed byGeorgina Steytler on Thu 1st Jan, 2015 and uploaded by McKinley Moens on Mon 27th Aug, 2018 .
CommentGrey-tailed Tattler: Score 67%
Scientific Name: Tringa brevipes
Summer BG: Siberia, Kamchatka
Overall Size: 23 - 27cm
Conservation Status (BWL): Least Concerned

This species was misidentified as Wandering Tattler x2, Great Knot x1

The Grey-tailed Tattler is distinguishable from the Wandering Tattler by the Supercilium. On the Grey-tailed Tattler, the white Supercilium continues behind the eye. On the Wandering Tattler, the Supercilium appears to stop at the eye, and does not continue behind it.

The Grey-tailed Tattler is distinguishable from the Great Knot by overall plumage. The Grey-tailed Tattler is a plain bird, whereas the Great Knot is streaky.

Some other identifying features for the Grey-tailed Tattler are:

- Straight bill

- Dark loral stripe

- Bright yellow feet
LocationWoodman Point (Western Australia)
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