Tringa glareola  Wood Sandpiper  Bosruiter
Wood Sandpiper
Vaalwater, Apr 2019
Wood Sandpiper on the left, Ruff on the right

A non-breeding summer visitor from the Palearctic. Scarce. Single birds occur widely but sparsely across the Waterberg along rivers and on the margins of dams (recorded in 21% of the Waterberg pentads); it is the most frequently encountered and the most numerous of the migrant waders.
Wood Sandpiper Waterberg distribution
Wood Sandpiper
Vaalwater, Nov 2018
Wood Sandpiper
Komanande, Jan 2018

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