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Spotted Redshank

Duration:
2 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 27 August 2013

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about the British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Michaela Strachan presents the spotted redshank. Spotted Redshanks are elegant long-legged waders which don't breed in the UK but pass through in spring and autumn on journeys between their summer home in Scandinavia and their wintering grounds in southern Europe and Africa.

  • Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)

    Image courtesy of Chris Gomersall (rspb-images.com)

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    Tweet of the Day

    Discover British birds through their songs and calls. Each Tweet of the Day begins with a different…

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