Sandpipers and allies (Scolopacidae)
Where to see them
Small numbers breed on the Western and Northern Isles of Scotland. Birds are also seen on passage in the autumn, usually along the east coast.
When to see them
They arrive back at their breeding grounds in May. Females start to leave in June, with males and young departing in July and August. Best looked for on passage in August and September.
What they eat
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|
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