COMMON SANDPIPER

(Tringa hypoleucos or Actitis hypoleucos)

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Roberts VI / VII 264 /247
Clements 2000 62.0530
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 57-26
 
A small bird (19 cm) breeding in Europe and Asia and migrating to southern Asia, Africa and Australasia. In southern Africa it is a fairly common migrant throughout, inhabiting almost any shoreline. It is usually a solitary bird, eating insects, mollusks, crustaceans and leeches

List of Stamps showing Common Sandpiper

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No stamps issued