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Sandpiper ? western sandpiper

Observed: 9th December 2011 By: Sketcher64
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Western Sandpiper

You are right in that there is one of these American 'peeps' at Cley. It won't be vastly different to this bird, but will be a bit smaller, with a slightly shorter bill, and with a stronger face pattern (a white stripe over the eye - this bird is very plain). It would not have the streaking across the breast, either. I have not seen it, myself.

Ian
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