No.239 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus


Rank : 3
Winter Visitor
Fairly commonwinter transient in Asakawa River basin. Observed more in upper-river basinsuch as Kita-Asakawa River.  Looks similar to Common Sandpiper, but thespecies has no white curves around bend of wing; darker colour onupperparts, where it has fine white spots; solitary or in small flocks.

Green SandpiperiAdult; Winter Plumagej