British birds #5 : Waders

Give the common names* of these British bird species from their scientific names.
*Common names are as appear in the British List of the BTO.
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Species
Common name
Actitis hypoleucos
Common Sandpiper
Arenaria interpres
Turnstone
Calidris alba
Sanderling
Calidris alpina
Dunlin
Calidris canutus
Knot
Calidris maritima
Purple Sandpiper
Calidris minuta
Little Stint
Charadrius dubius
Little Ringed Plover
Charadrius hiaticula
Ringed Plover
Haematopus ostralegus
Oystercatcher
Limosa lapponica
Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa
Black-tailed Godwit
Species
Common name
Numenius arquata
Curlew
Numenius phaeopus
Whimbrel
Philomachus (or Calidris) pugnax
Ruff
Pluvialis apricaria
Golden Plover
Pluvialis squatarola
Grey Plover
Recurvirostra avosetta
Avocet
Tringa erythropus
Spotted Redshank
Tringa glareola
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa nebularia
Greenshank
Tringa ochropus
Green Sandpiper
Tringa totanus
Redshank
Vanellus vanellus
Lapwing
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