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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Greenshank
Photograph © Suzanne Harris
Seilabost - Isle of Harris - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
7th March, 2007
- Tringa nebularia
- Gaelic: Deoch-bhuigh
- WI: Uncommon resident or migrant breeder (10-99 breeding pairs), uncommon passage visitor (low numbers) The breeding population is of national importance.
- Similar birds : Redshank, Marsh Sandpiper (very rare)
Greenshank records in the Western Isles
Uncommon resident or migrant breeder (10-99 breeding pairs), uncommon passage visitor (low numbers)
The Western Isles breeding population
is of national importance.
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)
On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Greenshank is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.
(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)
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