Spotted Redshank

We spotted Spotted Redshanks a few days ago:

http://www.thehallofeinar.com/2019/01/spotting-a-spotted-redshank/

This time I manage to get a shot of one flying.

Spotted Redshank - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

If only it was flying towards us rather than away.

Then it settles and I finally get a good view of it:

Spotted Redshank - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Its scientific name is Tringa erythropus. Doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, does it?

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