Red legs flash over the green strand

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Harlech, Gwynedd Redshank circle above Ynys while Roma samphire pickers search the saltings

A flight of redshank, wings elegantly barred and bent, clatter and yelp out of a draining channel as I circle Glastraeth, the “green strand” at the mouth of the river Dwyryd, which was once a crucial Welsh wintering ground for curlews, pintails and geese.

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Source: Guardian

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