== Distribución ==
It is a [[bird migration|migratory]] species, with majority of birds wintering in [[Africa]], and [[India]] with fewer migrating to [[Southeast Asia]] and [[Australia]]. They prefer to winter on fresh water wetlands such as [[swamp]]s and lakes and are usually seen singly or in small groups.
File:Tringa stagnatilis MWNH 0206.JPG| thumb| Egg, Collection [[ Museum Wiesbaden]]]]
These birds forage by probing in shallow water or on wet mud. They mainly eat insects, and similar small [[prey]].
The marsh sandpiper is one of the species to which the ''Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds'' ([[AEWA]]) applies.
== Notas ==