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Ruff

Observed: 2nd April 2013 By: staceymelia
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Ruff

The dumpy body, with a slight hunchbacked look, in combination with a thinnish neck and slightly droopy, mid-length bill points to Ruff.

Redshank has a straighter bill, redder legs and is greyer. Ruff varies in colour, but often has quite a pale head and neck compared to the darker body.

Ian
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Thanks Ian.

Thanks Ian.