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Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos   - With prey
Common Sandpiper
Photographer : © Kaajal Dasgupta
Location :Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date : 16 December 2015
English synonyms:Eurasian Sandpiper, Sandpiper
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird was observed picking up a small "Egg"-like feed from the mud and then carrying it back to the water and cleaning the same. It was moving around with this for almost an hour and finally flew away leaving this in a different spot about 50 metres away. - KD