Sharp-tailed sandpiper (1098/2582)

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Roosting on a shellbanks at high tide. Migratory waders mostly spend their time in New Zealand feeding and resting, as they rebuild their bodies for the return journey north when the Austral autumn arrives.

Common names
sharp-tailed sandpiper
Manukau Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
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