Waders are small wading birds belonging to the order of Charadriiformes, more specifically to the suborder of Charadrii. Explore the numerous species of waders present in the Mediterranean through the links in the box.
Photo credits and species names, from left to right:
first row: Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus), Senegal Thick-knee (Burhinus senegalensis), Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) ©Thomas Blanchon.
second row: Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola) ©Julien Birard | Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva), Sanderling (Calidris alba), Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) ©Thomas Blanchon.
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