Purple sandpiper

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In flight, the purple sandpiper |reveals a thin white wing stripe.
It is the only breeding species endemic to Beringia with recognized subspecies (AOU 1957) and is generally considered to form a super-species with Purple Sandpiper (C.
One small bird, a purple sandpiper, became concerned as I approached its camouflaged nest.
The lakes, islands, reedbeds and trees attract large numbers of birds, including Bewick swan, shoveler, lapwing, and purple sandpiper.
The first RSPB Puffin Cruise of the season found a late purple sandpiper on Puffin Island, as well as plenty of seabirds.
I also saw my first Purple Sandpiper of the winter on the sea defences, and eight more were at Anglesey's Trearddur Bay.
Purple sandpiper (front) and redshank Picture: ADRIAN FOSTER
Another snow bunting was on Tywyn beach, while the purple sandpiper count at Rhos Point reached 15 this week.
Another winter visitor was a purple sandpiper on Bardsey Island, where warblers on passage include grasshopper, sedge and willow, and a tropical ocean sunfish (the heaviest bony fish in the world) swam past during a seawatch.
A purple sandpiper and a redshank Pic: ADRIAN FOSTER
A long tailed duck was off Hilbre on New Year's Day with over 100 brent geese and the wintering purple sandpiper flock.
Rhos Point produces purple sandpiper and great northern diver.