Green Sandpiper

Description: The bird is the size of a thrush, with the white under-parts, the upper-parts being dark grey next to black, with a green sheen and smallish white streaks unseen at distance. The white saddle and uropygium are contrasting with the remaining dark tone of the top part. Its length is 21-24 cm.

Habitat: A common bird, the Green Sandpiper resides in smaller forest bogs, rivers and creeks, thin woods and glades with pools of water. It mainly nests in the trees, using nests of other birds or squirrels.

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