Common Snipe

Common Snipe

The Common Snipe is a stocky and medium-sized wading bird. It is a well camouflaged bird, usually shy and conceals itself close to ground vegetation and flushes only when approached closely. They fly off in a series of aerial zig-zags to confuse predators. During flight displays, they circle high and Read more…

Wood Sandpiper

Wood Sandpiper

The Wood Sandpiper is a small wading bird and is the smallest of Shanks. This bird is usually found in freshwater during migration and wintering. They forage by probing in shallow water or on wet mud, and mainly eat insects and similar small prey. Gujarati Name ટપકિલી તુતવારી Scientific Name Read more…

Curlew Sandpiper

Curlew Sandpiper

The Curlew Sandpiper is a medium-sized shorebird that has very distinctive breeding plumage and an extraordinary down-curved bill. They are usually found among flocks of Dunlin and so direct comparisons between the two species can be made. Curlew Sandpipers appear more elegant than Dunlin with a more upright stance, due Read more…