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  Common Greenshank

 

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A Common Greenshank on the bank of a river in Chitwan National Park, at the foothills of the Himalayas (fig.) in southern Nepal.

 

It stands to about 35 centimeters tall, has scaly, grey-brown upperparts, with darker shoulders and wing tips, and a barred tail, whereas the underparts are white, with a very faint breast pattern. Its long legs are greenish and the bill is thin and dark, with a grey base. The head is lightly streaked. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Common Greenshank