This is a - rather poor- photo I took in Orkney some years ago. I can't decide if it's a redshank or spotted redshank.
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Spotted Redshank would be very unusual indeed at that time of the year, in that habitat, as well. It is a passage bird mainly and usually on mud at estuaries, lagoons...etc. Of course, nothing is impossible anywhere, but Redshank was always the most likely species, by a long, long margin!
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I've only seen Spotted Redshanks on passage in the late summer/early
Autumn. Had I seen one in June, the time of this sighting, it would be a spectacular looking wader. Its plumage turned sooty black with some
white fringing to the tips of the wing feathers, plus darkened legs.
Spotted Redshank in breeding plumage.... hopefully this year.
Lat/Lng: 59.12, -3.278
OS grid ref: HY269266
edge of lochan