Terek Sandpiper is the third commonest species after curlew sand and Little Stint. They are really sweet and have a unique feeding behavior, running fast and skimming the surface for flies.
This brave terek went for a large crab. Here it is struggling to pull it out of its burrow:
And here it goes down the throat:
Trio - terek, Lesser Sand-plover, terek:
Both sandplovers are present in large numbers. Among the lessers we identified both atrifrons and mongolus in the hand, but I think that identifying them in the field in winter plumage is impossible.