Meadow birds

Common Redshank

Redshanks are migratory birds. From March to July they are in their breeding grounds, which include the German state of Lower Saxony and the Dutch province of Fryslân. 

When their chicks have fledged, both adult and young birds usually migrate to the Atlantic coast, sometimes also to the Mediterranean, to spend the winter there. Depending on the weather, some Redshanks also spend the winter in the Wadden Sea.