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Redshank

Redshank collected by Francis Pershouse...

Red-billed chough

This specimen was collected at Clew Bay in Co Mayo, Ireland. It is similar to a jackdaw in size and nests on coastal cliffs. It can sometimes be seen performing...

Brambling

This attractive little bird spends the winter in the UK. Numbers vary between 45,000 and 1,800,000 depending on food supplies. It is often seen in large flocks, sometimes with chaffinches....

Lapwing

Lapwing collected by Francis Pershouse....

Common eider

The eider is the UK’s heaviest duck and only found in coastal areas where it feeds on shellfish. Around 26,000 pairs breed each year in Scotland and Northumberland. Eider are...

Purple sandpiper

This wader is usually a winter visitor to the British Isles where it feeds upon small invertebrates along the strand-line. Most breed in Arctic Canada, Greenland and Northern Europe but...

Black-tailed godwit

A typical wader, with long legs and bill, the black-tailed godwit is most frequently seen in Britain as a winter visitor to our estuaries. However, it has re-established itself as...

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