Hey there folks,
My wife and I just returned from a visit to Norfolk and in particular the NWT reserve at Hickling Broad. Whilst there we spotted this bird fly in and sit in an area of the scrape devoid of any good light!
With that, we're struggling to get a clear identification on it unfortunately. We're not convinced that this is a common or garden Redshank as the legs look far too long with lower knee joints than normal.
We were possibly coming round to thinking that maybe this was a Spotted Redshank perhaps or even maybe a variant of a Ruff? The light was poor and this is the best I could come up with and I think we've discounted Greenshank on the basis of lighting on the legs (although NWT photographer in the same hide seemed to think Greenshank).
Anyways, we thought we'd check with you good people - any ideas folks?
Much appreciated for the help
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