• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Central Greece, Attica, Antikythira isl.
  • Photo taken by:
    Barboutis, Ch.
  • Photo taken date:
    November 2010
Common Sandpiper

Close up photo of the head of the Common Sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos. It has a bill with a pale base and dark tip. It forages by sight on the ground or in shallow water, picking up small food items such as insects, crustaceans and other invertebrates; It may even catch insects in flight.