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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Greenshank

Hebrides bird sightings - Greenshank

Greenshank

(Common Greenshank)

Tringa nebularia

Gaelic: Deoch-bhuigh

Photograph © Suzanne Harris
Seilabost - Isle of Harris - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
7th March, 2007

 

  • Greenshank
  • Tringa nebularia
  • Gaelic: Deoch-bhuigh
  • WI: Uncommon resident or migrant breeder (10-99 breeding pairs), uncommon passage visitor (low numbers) The breeding population is of national importance.
  • Similar birds : Redshank, Marsh Sandpiper (very rare)

 

Greenshank records in the Western Isles

Uncommon resident or migrant breeder (10-99 breeding pairs), uncommon passage visitor (low numbers)
The Western Isles breeding population is of national importance.
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Greenshank is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

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F

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A

M

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A

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(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

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