I was expecting if anything to find Green Sandpiper as this is the most likely species to be found at the habitat, however, I was more than pleased to find a beautiful Common Sandpiper feeding around the fringes of the water.
|Common Sandpiper at Deopham, 22nd August. Alert carriage.|
|Common Sandpiper at Deopham 22nd August. Note the brownish upperparts and the distinctive white 'hook' at the breast side which wraps around the folded wing.|
Also seen at the muckheap was a couple of juvenile Pied Wagtails, also, pairs of Linnets occasionally visited to drink.