Wood sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
- The wood sandpiper is a widespread migratory wading bird of Europe and Asia which overwinters in Africa.
- The diet of the wood sandpiper varies seasonally, and includes invertebrates, small fish, frogs and plant matter.
- Nesting on the on the ground, the wood sandpiper usually lays three or four eggs.
- The wood sandpiper can be seen in groups of up to 1,000 during migration.
The wood sandpiper is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (March, 2011)