Godwits, Curlews and Whimbrels, ‘Shanks’, Stints, Sandpipers, Ruff, Turnstones, Phalaropes


Bar-tailed Godwit

I still need to see Black-tailed and Hudsonian Godwit


Whimbrel & Curlew

Common Whimbrel
Eurasian Curlew








Marsh Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Terek Sandpiper







Common Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper







I still need to see the following Sandpipers in Southern Africa:

  • Baird’s Sandpiper
  • White-rumped Sandpiper
  • Broad-billed Sandpiper
  • Buff-breasted Sandpiper


‘Shanks & Yellowlegs

Common Greenshank
Lesser Yellowlegs








I still need to see Common Redshank, Spotted Redshank, Greater Yellowlegs


Turnstone, Ruff, Sanderling and Dunlin

Ruddy Turnstone







I still need to see a Dunlin



Red Knot


Am yet to see a Great Knot






Little Stint







I still need to see Long-toed Stint, Temminck’s Stint and Red-necked Stint



I still need to see all the Phalaropes:

  • Wilson’s Phalarope
  • Red-necked Phalarope
  • Red Phalarope

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