Sandpipers and allies (Scolopacidae)
Where to see them
In winter, found in lowland wetland areas - the edges of reedbeds and shallow lagoons, fenland, flooded meadows, river edges and muddy ditches.
When to see them
Birds usually arrive in the UK between September and November, leaving again in February and March.
What they eat
Insects, worms and snails.
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