Redshank Tringa totanus

Redshank
Redshank
The Redshank, also called the Common Redshank to distinguish it from the Spotted Redshank, is a common wader across Eurasia, distinguished by its red legs.
Redshank in breeding plumage The breeding plumage of the Redshank is darker and more patterned.
Redshank in non-breeding plumage The non-breeding plumage is lighter and plainer.
Common Redshank
Redshank
Common Redshank
Its bill has a red base and a black tip.
Redshank
Redshank
Redshank
It has a white eye-ring.
Redshank Sometimes a white line between eye and bill.
3-legged Redshank 1-legged Redshank: the other is tucked away under the feathers.
One-legged Redshank 3-legged Redshank
Redshank with Teal Redshank with Teal
Redshank with Moorhen Redshank with Moorhen
Redshank with Avocet Redshank with Avocet
Size comparison