Grey Plover

GREY PLOVER

Pluvialis squatarola

A: Grysstrandkiewiet

 

A common summer bird, with some overwintering. This is the typical large coastal plover. Large size, and in flight the black armpits are distinct. In comparison with the similar Golden Plovers, it lacks a prominent supercilium and has a large, fairly thick bill. Often present in large flocks.

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