The Redshank has just extracted this snack from the mudflats - running off with it - to avoid having it snatched by other birds.
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Looks like a Redshank. They've moved on from my bit of coast for the season, but we get quite a few round here in the winter. Can't tell about the lugworm ... LOL
Lat/Lng: 51.7204, 0.8083
OS grid ref: TL940061
Mudflats near Osea Island, River Blackwater Essex