Sandpipers and allies (Scolopacidae)
Where to see them
Around the coast, particularly on the east coast north of the Humber. A good place to look can be around piers and groynes, and also on stony beaches and mussel beds at low tide.
When to see them
What they eat
Winkles, insects, spiders, crustaceans, and plants
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