DUNLIN & CURLEW SAND­PIPER (WIN­TER AND JU­VE­NILE)

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DUNLIN ✔Rather plain head ✔Star­ling-sized, and rather dumpy ✔Bill usu­ally short­ish and quite straight ✔Ju­ve­niles gin­gery on head and breast, thin white stripes on back CURLEW SAND­PIPER ✔More prom­i­nent whitish su­per­cil­ium ✔Slightly larger, longer necked and legged ✔Bill in­vari­ably longer with fine tip, and smoothly curved ✔Ju­ve­niles uni­formly scaly on back, with peach wash on breast

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