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Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  
Common Sandpiper
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Dharpur, Patan, Gujarat, India
Date : 12 February 2017
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 :We went to Narmada Canal for birding. We saw gathering of the many birds near bridge. They all are eating small flying insects. We saw Common Sandpiper, Bluethroat, Common Stonechat, Plain Prinia, Indian Robin, and Lesser Whitethroat. They come, eat insect and fly away. - VP & PM