Can someone please tell me why these were identified as common greenshanks rather than spotted?
Firstly, the amount of streaks is too much for Nordmann's. Then, the bill is not thick enough and not bicolor enough for Nordmann's. The bill base for non-breeding Nordmann's is yellowish, not greenish.
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