C Sandpiper breed

The Curlew Sandpiper (Afrikaans name, Krombekstrandloper) is an abundant Palearctic, summer visitor to our coastal and freshwater wetlands. Recognised by its downward curving beak.

C Sandpiper breed 2

When in breeding colours, their underparts and face become chestnut with buffy edges to their upper part feathers.

C Sandpiper breed 3

We see them at the West Coast National Park.

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