Q. With reference to Broad-billed Sandpiper consider the following statements:
1. These are migratory birds.
2. They are Nearly Threatened (NT) in the IUCN Red Data List.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: Broad-billed Sandpipers are migratory birds. They are found in Northern Europe, particularly in the Nordic Countries such as Norway, Sweden, Finland, and in Siberia.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. They are Least Concern (LC) in the IUCN Red Data Book. Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/broad-billed-sandpiper-spotted-for-the-first-time-at-nanjarayan-tank-bird-sanctuary-in-tiruppur/article65921537.ece