6th August 2003 Herts Tring Reservoirs, 5.30am – 7.00am. Clear and sunny
LEAST SANDPIPER 1adult retaining most of its summer plumage.Tiny size matching that of a
nearby Pied Wagtail. Crown brown with white spotting. Pale supercilium joining
in a V above the bill. Bill wolly black. Breast streaked. Large dark centers to
most lower scapulars. No primary projection. Yellow legs with long yellow toes.
Rapid wingbeats in flight. Adopted a crouched posture. UK480. Common Sandpiper c.5 Greenshank
Least Sandpiper at Startops End Reservoir (Andrew Moon)