Another common vagrant to Britain from the Nearctic and also possibly from Arctic Siberia.
Although the extent of breeding areas is almost as great on both continents, most
birds migrate to South America and vagrants are far commoner in autumn, although some
are thought to be returning birds. The sharp demarcation on the lower breast is a good
diagnostic feature, as are the yellowish legs, although they are often covered in mud
as on the right-hand bird.
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