Greenshank
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Characteristics
Colouring Grey upper, white lower, grey-green legs
Voice Loud and ringing
Feeds on Worms, insects and crustaceans
Flight Fast and strong
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Greenshank
Greenshank
Also Known As ..
Common Greenshank
Page Last Updated 21/03/2017 14:28:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Tringa nebularia
Category Waders
StdName Common Greenshank
Vital Statistics
Length 30 to 35 cms
Weight 140 to 270 gms
Wingspan 53 to 60 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Curved
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Greenshank (Species=Tringa nebularia / Standard Name=Common Greenshank)