I was making a phone call when this little guy walked under my (tripod) legs
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That's a beauty S are they usually so confiding or is it a youngster?
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In reply to Alan:
Is that a Purple Sandpiper? If so that must be quite an unusual sighting in Norfolk at this time of year. I wish waders were so confiding with me.
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Phone call on Titchwell beach, what size Ariel were you carrying around to get a signal? Smashing photo, is it some kind of sandpiper?
In reply to tony:
it's a juvenile Purple sandpiper- probably never seen a human ( or a Norfolk Birder) before so very confiding; I sat down and it worked its way around me;
I've seen juveniles at this time of year in Norfolk before
In reply to seymouraves:
Yep, it's a purple sandpiper as Seymouraves has said. there has been a very confiding individual at Titchwell for a few days now.
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