The members of the tideline gang (plate 7), photographed by Richard T. Mills in Co. Cork in September 1975, were correcdy identified as Common Redshanks Tringa totanus, Oystercatchers Haematopus ostralegus, Black-headed Gulls Larus ridibundus and a Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa by almost all competitors, though the godwit was also named as Hudsonian L. haemastica, and some entrants managed to


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