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Common sandpiper
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Adult, Laem Pak Bia, Thailand
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Scientific classification
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Range of A. hypoleucos     Breeding      Non-breeding      Passage      Possibly extant (non-breeding)      Possibly extant (passage)

Tringa hypoleucos Linnaeus, 1758

The common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) is a small bird in the genus Actitis.It is a migratory bird. During the summer months, it can be found all over Europe, in the winter months, it will spend its time around the Mediterranean and in nortthern Africa.

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