This is a tiny, greyish-brown wading bird with a white belly. The bill is short and used for probing into muddy shorelines. They are listed under Schedule 1 of The Wildlife and Countryside Act.
What they eat:
Insects and larvae, worms, crustaceans and molluscs.
- UK passage:
- 100 birds
- 85,000-420,000 pairs (including Russia)