18cm to 23cm
38cm to 41cm
45g to 90g
The curlew sandpiper has an unmistakable plumage in the spring and summer with a deep chestnut colouring. They have a long downward-curved beak and feed in the water.
Their diets mainly consist of worms, snails and shrimps.
Belonging to a group of birds generally called waders or shorebirds, the common sandpiper prefers freshwater habitats as opposed to saltwater locations.