No.244 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos


Rank : 2
Amongsandpipers and plovers at Asakawa River, the bird can be seen through theyear like Long-billed Plover. Somber olive-brown back, white on lower breastcurves around bend of wing; constantly bobs the tail up and down inteetering motion. Usually observed along sluggish streams, but sometimesperches on branches during breeding season. Distinctive white wing bars inflight.

Common Sandpiper (Adult)

Common Sandpiper (Foraging )

Common Sandpiper (Display)