South Indian birds - IV : Waders

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South Indian birds - IV : Waders

Waders are birds commonly found along shorelines and mudflats that wade in order to forage for food in the mud or sand. The species include the snipe, sandpipers, jacanas, thick-knees, ibisbill, avocets and stilts, plovers and lapwings.
In continuation with South Indian birds - III : Waterfowl
Jacana's and large wader's:
Bronze-winged Jacana (29 cm)
Bronze-winged Jacana (29 cm) - Davangere
Pheasant-tailed Jacana (39–58 cm)
Pheasant-tailed Jacana (39–58 cm) - Davangere
Great thick-knee(49–55 cm)
Great thick-knee(49–55 cm) - Ranganathittu
Black-winged Stilt (33–36 cm) - Davangere
Black-winged Stilt (33–36 cm) - Davangere
Godwit's, curlew's, and Tringa sandpiper's:
Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper - Davangere
Common Sandpiper - Hebbal, Bengaluru
Lapwing's, courser's and pratincoles:
Red-wattled lapwing(35 cm) - Ranganathittu

CLICK below for more on this post:
South Indian birds - I : Perching birds
South Indian birds - I : Perching birds-2
South Indian birds - II : Small birds
South Indian birds - III : Waterfowl
South Indian birds - V : Aequornithes

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