Sandpipers and allies (Scolopacidae)
Where to see them
Largely confined to England and Wales. Look for migrant birds near almost any freshwater margins - marshes, lakes, gravel pits and rivers. In winter it likes sewage works, watercress beds and freshwater marshes.
When to see them
Seen in the UK most between July and March.
What they eat
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