Green sandpiper at Lower Moors

First day on St Mary’s on the Isles of Scilly and found this lovely green sandpiper on the pool at Lower Moors.

Green sandpiper 2
Greeny grey legs

Green sandpiper 1

A very faint eye stripe over the ‘ear’

Green sandpipers breed in bogs in the Boreal north and the winter in Britain and southern Europe – one of our first winter visitors to return

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