How to use Redshank in a sentence
But that name properly belongs to the Redshank, from the cry of warning to other animals that it utters on the approach of danger.
Those of the redshank, of the golden plover (to a small extent), and enormous numbers of those of the black-headed gull, and in certain places of some of the terns, are, however, sold as lapwings', having a certain similarity of shell to the latter, and a difference of flavour only to be detected by a fine palate.
To the latter belong the Greenshank and Redshank, as well as the Common Sandpiper, the " Summer-Snipe " above-mentioned, a bird hardly exceeding a skylark in size, and of very general distribution throughout the British Islands, but chiefly frequenting clear streams, especially those with a gravelly or rocky bottom, and mast generally breeding on the beds of sand or shingle on their banks.
The open grasslands produced more Great bustards, Collared pratincole, lots of lapwing, redshank and blue headed wagtails.
In winter dunlin, ringed and gray plover, redshank, knot and bar-tailed godwit all feed on the mudflats at low tide.Advertisement
Redshank chicks can be spotted feeding in the damp grassy hollows left by winter flooding, gorging on the variety of insects.
Species such as breeding redshank, lapwing as well as migrant waders including oystercatcher and gray plover are all regularly sighted.
The shallow water and islands are attractive to wading birds on migration, such as greenshank, spotted redshank and green sandpiper.
Feeding around the water's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
Plenty of redshank on the lake side - no spotted redshank here to confuse them with.Advertisement
The Little Egret foraged in the shallow pools between the mussel beds with a solitary redshank.
Common Redshank Small numbers were seen on five dates on most coastal wetlands.
Feeding around the water 's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
The Stonechats seem to perform the role of sentinel like the Redshank on estuaries.
Plenty of Redshank on the lake side - no spotted redshank here to confuse them with.Advertisement
The Little Egret foraged in the shallow pools between the mussel beds with a solitary Redshank.
One flock of 300+ spotted redshank feeding in deeper water like phalaropes.
There is a large winter gull roost and one or two pairs of redshank nest here - unusual so far from the coast.
Redshank seed has been found as an impurity in cereal, flax, grass and clover seed.
Jack Snipe numbers reached a maximum of 5 on the 5th and Redshank numbers peaked at 6 on the 10th.Advertisement
These birds were much stockier than the solitary Redshank, which was elegantly feeding within a few meters of one of these waders.